With the summer months just around the corner, the Center is more alive than ever with program growth, development of grassroots initiatives in your community, and a full calendar of outreach and training opportunities throughout the summer.|
We want you along for the ride, so be sure to check out our First Quarter Report 2010, that gives an up-to-date account of the Center's successes during the first part of the year.
Additionally, you'll read more below on key program developments with the Center - the selection of Red River Gorge as our first Hot Spot; new Bigfoot Challenges for the month that incorporates youth education; and ways to get involved with Leave No Trace this summer.
Also, stay tuned for Leave No Trace's first ever online Silent Auction. Scheduled to begin June 22nd, this auction will take place online and feature generous donations from many of our partnering organizations! More details to follow by email.
Membership & Development Manager
First Quarter Report
Programmatic News & Updates at the Center
Leave No Trace invites you to a first-hand look at what's new and exciting during the first quarter of 2010. Check out our new Quarterly Reports for a more detailed overview of the programs that matter most to you!
First Leave No Trace Hot Spot...
Red River Gorge
We are proud to announce the selection of the Center's first ever Hot Spot - the Red River Gorge. Work in this area has already begun in this area to bring increased awareness to critical recreation impacts.
eNews You Can Use...
Familiar with the Leave No Trace principles and program, but looking for a meaningful way to volunteer in the Leave No Trace community? Check out ways to make a difference now, as the Education Department helps guide one eager volunteer.
Responsible Campfire Relay
Dead, down, dry and dinky... Sounds like a cheer? It's actually a great way to remember appropriate ethics for locating firewood. Leave No Trace's Catherine Smith reminds us of other considerations for campfires on our next outdoor experience.
As Traveling Trainers traverse the country teaching Leave No Trace skills and ethics, they
encounter many different schools of thought on this up-and-coming
activity, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month.
| New for Bigfoot Challengers!
PEAK and Teen Activity Contest puts educator creativity to the test.
As part of this month's Bigfoot Challenge, Leave No Trace is announcing a PEAK and Teen Activity Contest! Learn more about how you can take part in the fun by reading more...