Leave No Trace Certified Awareness Course GMIT Castlebar
March 12, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)
One event on June 10, 2023 at 12:00 am
GMIT Outdoor Students
Leave No Trace Ireland
Participants will be able to… • Hear why they should ‘Leave No Trace’. • Be Exposed to the 7 Principles. • Understand the personal responsibility and choice based approach of Leave No Trace vs prescriptive approach of existing country codes. • Understand that there are shades of grey to ’making good choices’, its not just black and white. • Find out that they have both the personal responsibility and capacity to choose • Find Leave No Trace resources online, on paper and in person.
This 1 day Certified Course is the first step in our 3 tiered training structure, designed for educators, college students, outdoor professionals, hiking club members and others interested in Leave No Trace Ireland skills and ethics. Participants receive introductory training in the skills and ethics of Leave No Trace Ireland. Workshop topics include the underlying concept of minimum impact recreation and the seven principles of Leave No Trace.