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Cleanups by Quadratec Grants
Tread Lightly!’s Cleanups by Quadratec grants are designed to help organize clean-ups, trail maintenance and other small stewardship projects. MORE info >
Tread Lightly! News
The holiday rush has begun! This year, why not give that person who loves the outdoors the gift of open access? Give them a Tread Lightly! Gift Membership!
Give through the CFC: Sept 1-Dec 31
For those supporters who are federally employed, you have the opportunity to contribute to Tread Lightly! through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Your tax deductible donation will go toward our signature education program, furthering our efforts to keep the outdoors healthy, beautiful and open to the public! To donate to Tread Lightly!, use CFC code #10000. We’d like to thank you for considering us this year!
Tread Lightly! Unveils Newly Re-Designed Outdoor Education Website for Kids
December 3, 2013 - In a national effort to engage children in outdoor education, the nonprofit organization Tread Lightly! has re-vamped TLkids.org—a website designed to help kids learn to recreate responsibly in the outdoors. Read More Here.
Tread Lightly! would like to thank John Deere for renewing their partnership
John Deere has been and Official Partner of Tread Lightly! since 2004 and demonstrated its commitment to the organization by providing funds to support our mission. In 2013, Deere provided a welcomed investment to our Restoration for Recreation initiative, a program designed to protect access to public lands. Every year, this valued partner also donates some of their popular products to our annual charity auction on eBay. John Deere has always been dedicated to those who are linked to the land — farmers and rancher, landowners, building and with its growing line of off-highway vehicles, Deere is now firmly committed to America’s outdoor recreationist.
Trail Markers Now Available!
We now offer both standard and customizable 3×24″, reflective trail markers printed with UV rated ink. These trail makers are meant for long term use and are designed to be placed on existing trail signs at state parks, wildlife management areas, OHV trailheads, federal areas, etc. Order here.
latest blog links
Here at Tread Lightly! we have asked ourselves how we can best ensure responsible and sustainable recreation in America’s great outdoors for generations to come. One of the solutions we’ve discovered is to teach the upcoming generation of recreationists to be good stewards from the start! Read More
It’s been a hot summer and I bet many of you love heading to the nearest lake to cool off. But, when you hit the water in your boat do you remember to always have an observer with a man-down flag to keep the water-skier you’re towing safe? When you cast your fishing line in the water, do you remember to give other anglers sufficient distance? Read More
Treadlightly.org is a treasure trove of articles, recreation tips and PSAs for our members, friends and partners to use. These materials were all designed to help spread the Tread Lightly! message and to help keep our lands and waterways accessible and healthy.Read More