Labor Day weekend Tread Trainer Course with the Northeast Ohio 4×4 Club

Windham, Ohio – Over the 2012 Labor Day weekend Tread Lightly!’s staff facilitated a Tread Trainer course in northeastern Ohio and connected with “wheeling” enthusiasts from around the state at the Southington Off Road park.

The Tread Trainer course participants were on site all weekend to share the outdoor ethics education training they received with the individuals and families on the trails and in the campsites to promote the concepts of responsible outdoor recreation and stewardship of America’s lands and waterways.

The true strength of any organization focused on effecting positive changes in the world and fulfilling the mission it was created around is built squarely on the foundation of its volunteers and members.  Pictured above, one of Tread Lightly!’s enthusiastic members is putting his time and efforts behind Tread Lightly’s organizational mission of promoting outdoor ethics education and stewardship by signing up new members and friends to get involved with Tread Lightly! in a way that is meaningful to their recreational interests.

Many thanks to our hosts from the Northeast Ohio 4×4 club, Southington Off Road park, event volunteers, and the motorized and sportmen’s recreational communities in northeastern Ohio!

All the best,

Tread Lightly! Educational and Stewardship Program Staff

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About treadlightlyoutdoors

Tread Lightly!® is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible outdoor recreation through ethics education and stewardship. The organization was launched in 1985 by the US Forest Service and became a nonprofit organization in 1990. Tread Lightly!’s educational message, along with its training and restoration initiatives, are strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them. The program’s goal is to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain a healthy environment. Tread Lightly!’s core focus is on supporting and encouraging stewardship from those engaged in outdoor recreation on America’s lands and waterways. The organization offers unique programs and services to help remedy growing recreation issues. The federal government officially recognizes the organization as a sole-source service provider of education and training on how to be environmentally and socially responsible while using motorized and mechanized vehicles.
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