Intern Takes Online Awareness Course

Hello Tread Lightly! advocates,

EvanMy name is Evan Robins. I am a brand new intern for Tread Lightly!. I’m currently a Communication student at Weber State University. I wanted to intern with Tread Lightly! because I love the outdoors and want to help protect our wild places. Tread Lightly! offers the opportunity to help protect the things and places I love though stewardship and education.

Today is my first day and I was asked to take the Online Awareness Course. It was a very Spill Kit]insightful course. I learned much more than I anticipated. I learned the Forest Service offers maps of approved trails to go off-roading called Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM’s). They are also available at Forest Service offices. I also learned the importance of a spill kit and plan to start making one tonight.  Check it out! I’m sure you will find some new and interesting ideas.

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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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