This section of the website includes numerous resources for individuals interested in outdoor ethics issues.
Teaching Leave No Trace Generally The best all-around reference for teaching Leave No Trace in Scouting is Teaching Leave No Trace and the discussions in Chapter 7 of the Boy Scout Handbook and Chapters 7-10 of the Fieldbook.
Teaching Leave No Trace
Boy Scout Handbook website
Resources for Trainers
BSA Leave No Trace 101 Course Guide
Awareness Card Competency Test GuideHistory of Leave No Trace PowerPointThe Need for Leave No Trace PowerPointWildlife Impacts PowerPoint
Resources for Master Educators
BSA Trainer Course Manual (pdf)Request for Authorization to Conduct BSA Trainer Course (pdf)Leave No Trace Educational ModelThe Science Behind Leave No Trace PowerPoint History of Leave No Trace PowerPointThe Need for Leave No Trace PowerPointWildlife Impacts PowerPoint
Resources for Instructors of Master Educator Courses
BSA Trainer Course Manual (pdf)BSA Supplement to the Master Educator Handbook (pdf)Center forms
Resources for Council Outdoor Ethics Advocates
Council outdoor ethics advocate position descriptionRequest for Authorization to Conduct BSA Trainer Course (pdf)Request for Authorization to Conduct BSA Master Educator Course (pdf)Advocate Annual Report form
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is the body charged with advancing the Leave No Trace program. The Center's website has many resources. Some of the most important for the Scouting and Venturing programs are highlighted below:
and training resources
Tread Lightly! Tread Lightly! is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible outdoor recreation. Click here for more information.