Part 1 of a 2 part series of videos demonstrating the information found in our guide, "The USDA and FS Trail Maintenance Booklet".
Part 2 of the series highlighting trail maintenance.
Leave No Trace for Stock Users – Video Series. This video series was produced by the USDA and the US Forest Service National Technology & Development Program in cooperation with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Much of the information in the video series has been adapted under special agreement from the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics’ copyrighted material. For more information on Leave No Trace, visit www.LNT.org or call 1.800.332.4100. April 2016. 1623-2M08-MTDC
Leave No Trace, or LNT, principles are a group of best practices for enjoying our wild spaces. In this video, Miranda talks about the seven principles of Leave No Trace and how you can follow them to leave the wilderness as beautiful as you found it.
To learn more about LNT, read our article: https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/leave-no-trace.html
We are often asked how folks should approach individuals who are causing outdoor impacts and damage. This guide for land managers, volunteers, educators, and inspired stewards explains the ins and outs of what makes an effective educational interaction with others on how they can Leave No Trace. These guidelines paired with Authority of The Resource methods allow us all to work together to protect outdoor spaces and create a collective outdoor ethic. Remember, personal safety is always a priority when approaching others. Impacts that are illegal or dangerous in nature should be left to legal authorities and land managers.