Leave No Trace has been referred to by many names including:
Minimum Impact Camping
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
Those crazy tree hugging hippies!
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But What is LNT Really?
Leave No Trace works with several agencies such as the National Parks Service, Conservation Departments, other public and private organizations, and a league of volunteers to promote good outdoor ethics.
In a nutshell, LNT is all about
teaching good manners
when spending time outside!
LNT Follows 7 Principles
Plan Ahead and Prepare
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Dispose of Waste Properly
Leave What You Find
Minimize Campfire Impacts
Be Considerate of Other Visitors
National Parks Service Best Summarized the Need for LNT in this 2001 Video
LNT Promotes Education in the Classroom
And in the Field
Most Importantly, LNT Promotes Friendship as well as Good Outdoor Ethics
For More Information Please Visit the Leave No Trace Web site.