‘Leave No Trace’ workshop set for April 10 | TheUnion.com

‘Leave No Trace’ workshop set for April 10

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association will host a Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, April 10. Leave No Trace is a nonprofit organization that promotes a low-impact environmental ethic and teaches people how to respect their environment while in the great outdoors.

These workshops are designed for educators, college students, children, outdoor professionals, Girl and Boy Scouts, trail crews, hiking club members, and others. The teacher for the workshop will be a Leave No Trace master educator from the center for outdoor ethics in Boulder, Colo.

The workshop is free and open to the public. Breakfast will be provided for all the participants, as well.

Workshop topics include the underlying ethics and seven principles of Leave No Trace: Plan Ahead and Prepare, Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces, Dispose of Waste Properly, Leave What You Find, Respect Wildlife, Minimize Campfire Impacts and Be Considerate of Other Visitors. Location: Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-profit Center , 948 Incline Way. Incline Village, Nev. 89451. RSVP for this workshop to Alexis at (775) 298-0231 or alexiso@tahoerimtrail.org.

– The Union staff

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