New Online Awareness Course Goes LIVE

While catching a Leave No Trace workshop in your community is a GREAT way to learn and implement the Leave No Trace principles, not everyone has an event nearby that they can attend. The Leave No Trace Online Awareness Course is available to everyone! The New Online Course is FREE and has been completely re-tooled to make for an even more engaging and interesting way to learn Leave No Trace. 

Your Backyard  

Everyday the Center staff visit national parks, classrooms, outdoor festivals and more to teach Leave No Trace. Find out when Leave No Trace will be in your backyard this August/September.
Also, check out some gear that supports the Leave No Trace Principles, learn how to approach those who need a little Leave No Trace love, and learn the history of the program.

Your Investment in Action: A Great Year for Leave No Trace 


It has been a great year for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.
With the investment of members, partners and more, check out a just few accomplishments to date in 2013...

Did You Wash 'Em?   
Hygiene in the outdoors often seems to be an afterthought. Despite the widespread use of liquid hand sanitizers, it seems that there are lots of dirty hands found anywhere people are camping, hiking, cooking in the backcountry or just having a picnic... 


      Mobile Education Headed Your Way

Through June, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers have led over 250 workshops and events reaching 126,000 people with Leave No Trace education. The Center always has its eye on how the Teams can reach more people with Leave No Trace.

Philadelphia-Based Guiding Company Finds Leave No Trace Partnership a Recipe for Success

A lesson I learned through years of practicing Leave No Trace skills and techniques is that we have a role in nature achieving the equilibrium by changing our habits, interactions and experiences with nature. In essence, I learned the importance...

Almost half of all American campers plan their trips at least one month in advance.  
Source: Outdoor Industry Association Participation Study 

        The Situation: Avoid the UnBEARable 

You and a friend are hiking in black bear country when you turn the corner and there is a black bear feeding 50 feet away.
Email us to let us know what you would do in this situation. 

Here's what our members and staff
had to say about the July situation. 

      Tech Tip: Food Security! 
It is very important to secure your food in bear country! If you are camping in a frontcountry area, place your food, trash, and smellables (toiletries, soap, anything that has a smell) into your car or the bear locker at your campsite. Remember to lock your car because bears can open unlocked car doors.

The Leave No Trace T-Shirts are On Sale! 
Show your support for Leave No Trace with these comfy 100% organic cotton shirts! Don't miss your chance, as these will go fast.
Normally $15, for the month of August they are $12! A 20% savings!  

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