Leave No Trace is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing Leave No Trace Programs, education, training and outreach in all 50 states and more than 100 countries around the globe. Utilizing the power of science, ensure a sustainable future for the outdoors and planet. education for all, and stewardship to support and protect nature, Leave No Trace is on a mission toa is a set of principles designed to help outdoor enthusiasts enjoy nature in a responsible and sustainable way. It means leaving the environment just as you found it, without leaving any traces of your visit. In the context of outdoor recreation,
Headwaters Trails Alliance is a proud partner of Leave No Trace, we fully support the Leave No Trace 7 principles as they align with our goals of promoting responsible and sustainable outdoor recreation in Grand County, Colorado. We believe that visitors to the area can have a positive impact on the environment and the community by following these guidelines. By respecting the natural environment, we can ensure that these trails remain a valuable resource for future generations.
Here are tips on how to Leave No Trace while recreating:
To help practice Leave No Trace Principles, visitors to the trails in Grand County should pack out all trash and waste, avoid disturbing or damaging plants and wildlife, stay on designated trails to avoid erosion and habitat destruction, and respect wildlife by keeping a safe distance and not feeding them. By following these guidelines, we can all help to minimize the impact of human activities on the environment and preserve the natural beauty of Grand County's trails for future generations to enjoy.
#StandGrand is a stewardship campaign started by Grand Places 2050, a collaboration of private, nonprofit, state and federal land managers working to plan for the future of recreation. We think Grand County Colorado is a pretty spectacular place and we want to keep it that way. Please join us as stewards of our invaluable lands, water and wildlife by being familiar with best practices as you are recreating in our fabulous county!