Tag Archives: environment

By Julia Thompson
Sep 26, 2017

Nature and Scouts: Why I Leave No Trace

Nature and Scouts: Why I Leave No Trace, lessons from my Eagle Scout “What are you doing?” I asked my husband, then boyfriend, while we were on a family campout. He looked odd wandering around and suddenly disappearing into nature for minutes clutching a black trash bag. “Don’t worry about it,” he said. This statement, […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 18, 2013

Leave No Trace Trainer Course – October 18-19th at Camp Maple Dell, Payson, Utah

Leave No Trace provides a framework for outdoor ethics, which is summarized in the following seven principles: Plan Ahead and Prepare: Poorly prepared people, when presented with unexpected situations, often resort to high-impact solutions that degrade the outdoors. Proper planning leads to less impact. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces: Damage to land occurs when surface vegetation […]