As hiking and outdoor recreation season begins, you are likely going to hear the phrase "Leave No Trace" . It's important to be conscious of the effects our actions may have on plants, animals, other people - and even entire ecosystems.
Following the Leave No Trace Seven Principles can help us minimize those impacts. They can be applied anywhere, at any time, while taking part in recreational activities. Below is a link to learn all about Leave No Trace . It is an online course and you even get a printable certificate. But don't worry there is no test!
The Leave No Trace Seven Principles
1.Plan ahead and prepare.
2.Travel and camp on durable surfaces.
3.Dispose of waste properly.
4.Leave what you find.
5Minimize campfire impacts (be careful with fire).
7.Be considerate of other visitors.