Leave No Trace workshop planned

BAR HARBOR — The National Park Service is hosting a free workshop to teach the public to protect natural resources while enjoying the outdoors. The event will take place at Acadia National Park headquarters on Monday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The event will be run by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and its Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. A similar event will take place at the Schoodic Education and Research Center in Winter Harbor on Friday, June 24, from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

The Leave No Trace program is a set of seven principles that visitors to natural areas can use to minimize their impact on the environment and fellow visitors. Each workshop will be activity-oriented with slideshows, games and information.

The public is also invited to join the Leave No Trace trainers on a volunteer work project in the park on Thursday, June 23, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, listen to the them on WERU’s Talk of the Town on Friday, June 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. and visit with them at a display table at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center on Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information about the Leave No Trace workshops and other events, contact Charlie Jacobi at 288-8727 or [email protected]

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