Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 3:00 AM
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Leave No Trace: outdoor ethics

Think about the last time you walked around outside even if it was just to or from your vehicle. You probably saw trash on the ground or blowing around. Did you stop and pick it up?
Leave No Trace: outdoor ethics
Micro trash like cigarette buds can harm wildlife and make it into the creek, polluting a vital water source for an array of species that live at the Cibolo.

Think about the last time you walked around outside even if it was just to or from your vehicle. You probably saw trash on the ground or blowing around. Did you stop and pick it up?

This is one of the biggest problems we see when walking on a trail. It is not uncommon to find wrappers, water bottles and even dog waste left on the trail. Each of these has environmental impacts on the land and wildlife, but it is also not courteous to others.

We must remember that nature is for everyone, and we should enjoy nature in its most pristine form.

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