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Richard Wesley: Leave no trace

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Day 3 - Presented to Sustainable Summits 2016
Richard Wesley: Leave no trace

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Richard Wesley: Leave no trace

  1. 1. The seven principles 1. Plan Ahead and Prepare 2. Travel and Camp on Durable Ground 3. Dispose of Waste Properly 4. Leave What You Find 5. Minimise the Effects of Fire 6. Respect Wildlife and Farm Animals 7. Be Considerate of Others
  2. 2. An international movement  Leave No Trace Centre for Outdoor Ethics  Leave No Trace Australia  Leave No Trace Ireland  Leave No Trace Canada  Leave No Trace New Zealand
  3. 3. The New Zealand story  To promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation  Formed 2009  Partnerships  Resources
  4. 4. Why do people leave impacts  (Manning 2003) 1. Uninformed 2. Unskilled 3. Careless 4. Unavoidable 5. Illegal
  5. 5. Part of the solution  One consistent universal message  Training courses and the cascade effect  Partnerships with stakeholders  International presence  Educational resources
  6. 6. What are advantages  Education not legislation  Outdoor enthusiasts have a direct responsibility to look after the places we visit  New Zealand is now highly urbanised  Adds value to a visitors experience
  7. 7. Partnerships  Department of Conservation  Hillary Outdoors (OPC)  Outward Board  Independent trainers  New Zealand Mountain Safety Council
  8. 8. DoC partnership
  9. 9. DoC partnership
  10. 10. DoC partnership
  11. 11. Tongariro partnership  Ngati Rangi  Department of Conservation  Ruapehu Alpine Lifts  Local operators
  12. 12. Tongariro partnership
  13. 13. The future  Funding  Expanding the Tongariro model  Partnerships

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