Leave No Trace

Objectives: Trip Leader Candidates will have a general understanding of Leave No Trace (LNT) best practice and follow LNT principles, practices, skills, and ethics at all times.

Course application and suggestions: The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace are crucial for environmental ethics and stewardship. Please click on and understand each of these seven principles to role model as you lead trips associated with the American Canoe Association.

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & Camp on Durable Surfaces
  3. Dispose of Waste Properly
  4. Leave What You Find
  5. Minimize Campfire Impacts
  6. Respect Wildlife
  7. Be Considerate of Other Visitors