Patagonia Dublin announce proud membership with Leave No Trace Ireland
Leave No Trace Ireland inspires responsible use of the outdoors through education, research and memberships. Maura Lyons, Manager, Leave No Trace Ireland, today, (9th of February, 2017), announced Patagonia Dublin as official members of Leave No Trace Ireland. The new membership will include will support from Patagonia Dublin to supply Leave No Trace Ireland trainers with a range of high quality branded sustainable outdoor clothing and equipment. This will greatly assist the national network of Leave No Trace Trainers in their delivery of outdoor workshops across Ireland. During 2017, Leave No Trace Ireland Trainers will be delivering a range of Leave No Trace Ireland workshops and events in store, for Patagonia Dublin staff and customers.
Patagonia, Dublin, is a franchise of the International clothing company, which is a leading designer of core outdoor clothing and equipment. Patagonia is noted internationally for its commitment to authentic product quality and environmental activism, contributing significantly and supporting environmental organisations. “The most important right we have is the right to be responsible.” – Gerald Amos, Patagonia US. Aisa Cooper, Patagonia Dublin, stated, ‘“We are delighted to support Leave No Trace Ireland and create positive awareness to help protect Ireland’s precious countryside through education”.
In recent years, outdoor recreation such as walking, cycling, angling, surfing, kayaking and sailing have increased significantly in popularity. This has resulted in an increase in the number of people who are participating in outdoor sports. Our collective mark on the environment and its natural process has increased. Litter, water pollution, disturbance of vegetation, wildlife, livestock and other people are all indicators of the requirement for the national outdoor ethic - Leave No Trace, to protect both natural and cultural heritage. Through targeted education, research and training programmes, Leave No Trace Ireland helps to inspire and promote responsible outdoor recreation.
Leave No Trace Ireland, teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics programme in Ireland. Through relevant and targeted education, research and outreach, Leave No Trace Ireland ensures the long-term health of our natural world.
Contact: Maura Lyons
Primary number: +353 1 905 9009