Did You Know? 


Requests for on-the-ground Leave No Trace programs for kids are at a record high. 90% of requests for Leave No Trace programs, a majority for kids, are declined because of limited resources.


You can help! The Center has initiated the 2014 Next Generation Fund to raise $50,000 by December 31st. You can ensure that Leave No Trace reaches an additional 25,000 kindergarden-8th grade school kids in your communities. Donate today! 


Pet Principles: the Leave No Trace Guide to You and Your Pet 
Most of you are fortunate to find many diverse outdoor recreation areas close to home, many of which are open to pets. When and where permitted, spending time outdoors with your pets can be fun for your four-legged friends and you. Spending time outdoors with pets responsibly does require specific Leave No Trace skills and ethics...

Your Newest Educational Offering: Online Refresher for Master Educators Has Arrived! 


Unless you're regularly teaching Trainer Courses or Awareness Workshops, it's easy to fall out of practice in conveying important Leave No Trace skills and ethics. For this very reason, the Center has just created and released an Online Refresher Course for all Master Educators! 
The Situation: Playtime or a Learning Experience? 

You are on an outdoor adventure with a few children in tow (kids, nieces/nephews, etc). During the trek, everyone sees new and exciting critters! The kids feel it necessary to pick each one up and play with them. They also discover really neat rocks, seashells, pinecones, etc., that they deeply wish to take home to remember their time in the outdoors. Email us to let us know what you would do in this situation, if anything!

Here's what our members and the Leave No Trace team had to say about the November situation.

20.5 million Americans are active participants in snow sports. 
Source: Snowsports Industries of America

25% Off Holiday Gifts from Leave No Trace!

Choose from select sale items in the Leave No Trace Store to stuff your stockings or as gifts for your favorite outdoor buddies this holiday season! 
Peer Into Your Future: Making Your Planned Gift  


You have a vested interest in the future of the outdoors, whether it is your own or for your children. Today, the lands we cherish face serious environmental impacts, so consider the legacy you leave by including Leave No Trace in your plans for the future.  

Make a gift of stock, a charitable gift annuity or put Leave No Trace in your will. The benefits to you include tax breaks, potential income and knowing you are playing a critical role to protect the outdoors for generations to come.
Tech Tip: Perfect Camping Pancakes  

Portion pancake batter with precision! Wash out a sizable condiment bottle, then refill it with freshly-mixed pancake batter.
eliver pancake batter to a hot griddle with a consistent sizing pour rate and no drips to ensure a mess-free campsite! 

Send us your best Leave No Trace Tech Tip for a chance to have it published! (40 words maximum with photo to Elana
Plan Ahead and Prepare with
Outdoor Project 

Leave No Trace Partner, Outdoor Project, was founded with a belief that spending time outdoors is an integral part of the human experience, and by spending time outdoors we will have a deeper connection to our natural world and collectively will do more to protect it. They have engaging and comprehensive content on over 500 adventures and campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest, and that's just the beginning...
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics | P.O Box 997, Boulder, CO 80306 | 303.442.8222 | www.LNT.org