Leave No Trace eNews 
From Your Backyard to Your Backcountry  
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
February, 2011

My Backyard
Check out the Leave No Trace educational events in your neighborhood.

The Center has increased programs and educational networks in your community

this year. 

San Diego, February 10th   Share your ideas about Leave No Trace and ways to increase community action and volunteerism at the REI San Diego store on Thursday, February 10th from 6-7:30pm. Join Ben Lawhon, Leave No Trace's Education Director, and area educators, volunteers and members to discuss all things Leave No Trace for your community. Enjoy light appetizers and a rumored appearance from Leave No Trace's Bigfoot at the event. Register Here  


February Events   In February, The Center staff is conducting Leave No Trace training in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and Texas.   Complete List Here


In Your State   Click into your state on the Leave No Trace Community Page to learn what education, training and community events may be open to you in February. Leave No Trace State Advocates and Volunteers offer local events and workshops all year long. You will also learn about Community Meet-Ups being held in your region this year. Visit Your State Page Here

Also, check out a couple of recent highlights from: California, Colorado, Massachusetts  and Utah.


Have you ever wondered if there are impacts of burning your camping trash and leftover food in your campfire? The Leave No Trace Education Department takes a comprehensive look at the issue.

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News You Can Use


Leave No Trace gives grants every year to reach diverse populations. Take a look at recent recipients.

Connect Grants   


Every quarter, the Center compiles a thorough report to update you on programs that you care about. Learn about Hot Spots, Bigfoot, kids programs, community a

ction and new educational initiatives and curriculum for the last quarter of 2010, Fourth Quarter Programs Report for 2010

In This Issue
My Backyard
News You Can Use
The Situation
Bigfoot Challenge
 The Situation

You want to place a geocache on public land that includes significant off-trail travel. What do you do?

Write in and tell us what you would do: eNews@LNT.org/subject line: "The Situation." Each month, Leave No Trace poses a Leave No Trace situation and publishes the top responses to last month's situation.

Read responses to last month's situation  Here

Become Your State's Advocate

Your State Advocate is the representative for volunteer education and Leave No Trace related events in your state. Check for vacancies or contact your State Advocate: State Advocates


 Bigfoot Challenge

Take February's Challenge!

Make a difference in your community by taking February's  Bigfoot Challenge
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Join or Renew Your Membership
Connect with your Community



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