Educational Resources

Leave No Trace Ireland have  free educational resources to provide practical solutions for protecting and caring for Ireland’s outdoors. 

Below, you’ll find three sections:

1. Outdoor Skills & Guides
2. Youth & Schools Education
3. Invasive Species & Best Practice Guidelines

Each of these sections links to pages of free downloadable resources.

If you are a Leave No Trace trainer, we have additional resources on our online Trainer Forum.
Contact our Training Administrator for access. 

Outdoor Skills & Guides

Whether you’re new to Leave No Trace, or are researching a specific topic, the guides in these sections are to help everyone practice responsible outdoor recreation.
Click on any of the images to see the full range of resources for each topic.

Leave No Trace Activity Guides

The Leave No Trace Guides For Activities focuses on the skills and ethics needed for any and all outdoor activities.

Whether going for a walk in the woods, organising an outdoor event, or heading out onto the water, we have a resource to help!

Community & TidyTowns Resources

Our guides and resources for helping communities and TidyTown groups to bring Leave No Trace into their area

Outdoor Checklists

These Outdoor Checklists are great resources to quickly remind ourselves of how to best #LeaveNoTrace for each activity

Flora & Fauna Resources

Find guides about our bees, butterflies, heather, wildlife and more

Irish Language Resources

Find all our Irish Language Resources here - from our Leave No Trace ethics guides, to event resources and breakdown games

The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace Pocket Guide

Youth & Schools

Find our primary school and secondary school resources linked in these images, as well as links to the Marine Explorers Education Programme.

Primary School Resources

Marine Explorers Education Programme

Explorers Ocean Literacy Engagement and Impact Report 2023

Secondary School Resources

Youth Groups & Scouts Guide

Invasive Species &
Best Practice Guidelines

Leave No Trace COVID-19 Guidelines

Environment Protection, Education & Research