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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Next Hike is LNT-Approved

By Emily Folk on Jun 24, 2019

Photo by Trip Davis

As an experienced outdoorsperson, you're aware of the rules. After you've enjoyed a hike, camping trip or some other excursion, you need to make sure you've left an area the same way you'd like to find it.

That respect is at the core of the Leave No Trace principles that protect the natural beauty of wild spaces.

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Topics: LNT, Environmental Stewardship, leave no trace, education

5 Strategies to Survive Mud Season

By Kim Freitas on Mar 17, 2016
Photo by Leszek Leszczynski .

As the snow begins to melt from the mountains, there is another season approaching as we transition into spring: mud season.

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Topics: Expedition Prep, LNT, leave no trace, education, wilderness, backcountry

LNT Abbreviation in Action!

By Brian Fabel on Jun 8, 2011

This awesome photo was taken on a NOLS LNT Master Eductor course at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The inspiration was the durable slick-rock the course had been traveling and camping on during the course. Thanks, Larry Glickman, for the creative photo!

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Topics: LNT, Environmental Stewardship, leave no trace

Sustainability Report Released

By Dana Scott on Apr 14, 2011

NOLS’ Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Department is happy to announce the release of the first annual Sustainability Report. This report tells the story of NOLS’ path to formalize environmental sustainability at the school in the context of its educational mission.

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Topics: nols sustainability report, report, LNT, nols report, green, Environmental Stewardship, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, leave no trace, 2011, sustainability

Sharks Leave No Trace In Sinks Canyon

By Aaron Rubens on Sep 27, 2010

Fifth and Sixth Graders from Lander’s South Elementary (Home
of the Sharks)
joined the Rocky Mountain Interns, our jefe Ann
Schorling, and NOLS Instructor extraordinaire Clair Parrish for an LNT tutorial
in Sinks Canyon last week.

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Topics: south elementary, Lander, LNT, Wyoming, learn, Environmental Stewardship, middle school, leave no trace, games, student

Recent Student Videos on YouTube

By William Roth on Aug 11, 2010

Here are a few recent videos uploaded to YouTube from recent NOLS grads. For more student-made videos, check out our Student Videos YouTube playlist.

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Topics: NOLS, Wind River Wilderness, Waddington Range, pizza, Expedition Prep, LNT, WRW, backcountry pizza, youtube, video, leave no trace, student

"I'm just gonna toss that empty can into the fire pit"

By Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin on Jun 4, 2010

"I'm just going to pee in that little creek."

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Topics: NOLS, camping ethics, LNT, National Outdoor Leadership School, Environmental Stewardship, outdoor ethics, leave no trace