it what you will
to lessen your impact on the natural environment you are visiting.
It is everyone's responsibility
all you can about the subject, including this page, then preach and
teach what you have learned.
likes a dirty campground!
Leave NO trace
all about respect for nature.
pack it in, pack it out
Another way of saying "leave no trace", a concept which I cannot emphasize enough. If you are a backcountry camper, this is particularly important, because there are no dumpsters in the backcountry.
your campsite and rest areas for trash or spilled foods.
Leave What You Find
the past: examine, but do not touch, cultural or historic structures
and artifacts. Leave rocks, plants and other natural objects as you
sure to take along some plastic garbage bags to collect trash.
is old dishwater, which should not be dumped just anywhere.
laundries, restrooms and showers
clean up after yourself.
fish cleaning stations
Minimize Campfire Impacts
can cause lasting impacts to the backcountry. Use a lightweight
stove for cooking and enjoy a candle lantern for light.
ashes from the grill
dump your ashes on the ground.
Observe wildlife from a distance. Do not follow or approach them.
pets at all times,
Avoid wildlife during sensitive times: mating, nesting, raising young, or winter.
activities, remember to "take only pictures, leave only footprints."
Leave No Trace
It's an old proverb, but it should be the foundation of all your travels in the wilderness:
memories, leave only footprints.
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