MARCH 2013

Listening to Denali 
Do sounds matter in the outdoors? 

In 2011, Colorado State University Park Studies Unit began conducting soundscape research. The research focuses on visitor use as it relates to perceptions and attitudes that lead to behaviors within protected areas. Read more here!
My Backyard   
Find out when Leave No Trace
will be in YOURS


In March and April, the Center is conducting training and participating in events around the country. To find educational events in a city near you, click here!

Learn more about our initiatives and read about new Leave No Trace skills by following our blog.
The Situation
The Fire Pit Dilemma
Backpacking with friends, a majority of your nights out are spent camping in pristine backcountry. One afternoon you come across a great campsite off the trail in a level clearing under towering Douglas Fur trees. You find a poorly constructed fire pit with a small pile of ash in it. Email us to let us know what you would do in this situation, if anything at all.
Here's what our members AND staff had to say
about the February situation! 

Keep it Light  
Tech Tip for lightweight backpacking 

Cut straws to a desired size, heat to seal one end and fill with single doses of necessary items such as sunscreen, ibuprofen, toothpaste, cooking oils, seasonings and more.

Check Out New Membership Benefits For You From:

                                                                                                     For a full list of member benefits, click Here!      

The Leave No Trace
Frontcountry Poster
is on Sale!
This is a full color 18" x 24" poster demonstrating
the practice of Leave No Trace frontcountry techniques,
printed on weather resistant polyart materials. 
$4.50/each this month only!


Offer Lasts Through the Month of MARCH!
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics | P.O Box 997, Boulder, CO 80306 | 303.442.8222 |