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  • Tread Lightly! and Partners Successfully Saturate Nation with Key Educational Signage

    Posted on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

    Salt Lake City, Utah—January 20, 2015—The national nonprofit Tread Lightly! is celebrating the successful completion of the 3rd year of an interpretive education program aimed at protecting and enhancing access and recreational opportunities for a wide variety of outdoor activities ranging from recreational shooting to off-highway vehicle recreation.

    By bringing high quality, research-based educational messages to trailhead kiosks, visitor centers, public shooting areas, campgrounds and other hubs of outdoor recreation, Tread Lightly! is fostering a stronger sense of individual stewardship throughout the nation’s recreation community. The poster program, part of Tread Lightly!’s Respected Access is Open Access campaign, was made possible through grants from the Right Rider Access Fund, Dallas Safari Club, Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

  • Outdoor Ethics Campaign Seeks to Ensure Recreational Shooting Access to Public Lands

    Posted on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

    PHOENIX- A coalition of partners has unveiled a comprehensive education, outreach and engagement initiative that promotes responsible practices while recreational shooting on public lands across Arizona. The campaign took shape because of ongoing problems with irresponsible shooting practices. Trigger trash, illegal dumping and vandalism, such as shooting up saguaro cactus, have led to the closure of an increasing number […]

  • Tread Lightly! To Restore Popular Trail During Discount Tire Rally on the Rocks

    Posted on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah –Tread Lightly!, will join partners Discount Tire and KYMCO, to host a Restoration for Recreation project on the Hell’s Revenge trail during Discount Tire Rally on the Rocks. Rally on the Rocks is fast becoming the nation’s premier UTV/Side by Side annual event.  The event will take place May 13-17 […]

  • Tread Lightly! Receives New Open Country Award From Outdoor Life

    Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (January 14, 2014) – Outdoor Life recognized the national nonprofit Tread Lightly! as a winner of its prestigious new Open Country Award today in a ceremony in Las Vegas.  The award honors individuals and groups working to help sportsmen address their number one challenge: a lack of access to places to hunt, […]

  • Tread Lightly! Unveils Newly Re-Designed Outdoor Education Website for Kids

    Posted on Monday, December 2nd, 2013

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT (December 6, 2013) In a national effort to engage children in outdoor education, the nonprofit organization Tread Lightly! has re-vamped—a website designed to help kids learn to recreate responsibly in the outdoors. “With increasing concerns about childhood obesity and nature deficit disorder, there has never been a more critical time […]

  • BLM Invests in Cost-Effective Solutions to Protect Utah’s Natural Resources

    Posted on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (September 24, 2013) – To help balance outdoor recreation with resource protection, the Bureau of Land Management’s Utah State Office has awarded a five-year grant to Tread Lightly! to lead a collaborative partnership that is the first of its kind, not only in Utah, but nationally. The funding will be used […]

  • Tread Lightly! Introduces New Water Recreation Tips Brochure

    Posted on Monday, August 19th, 2013

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT (August 9, 2013) – Tread Lightly!, has released Sharing Our Water, the latest addition to their responsible recreation Quick Tip Brochures series. “As summer really heats up and lots of people head to some sort of body of water to try to cool off, we’re pleased to unveil our newest brochure […]

  • Tread Lightly! Distributes Thousands of Free Posters to Reinforce Outdoor Ethics

    Posted on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT (July 23, 2013) – Tread Lightly! is proud to announce the completion of the second year of our Educational Poster Giving Program, our annual campaign to distribute free educational posters to land management agencies and recreational communities promoting responsible recreation on America’s lands and waterways. Since the program’s launch, Tread Lightly! […]

  • Goal Zero Becomes Official Partner of Tread Lightly!

    Posted on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT (July 3, 2013) – Goal Zero has become the newest corporation to join Tread Lightly!’s list of official partners dedicated to promoting responsible recreation and good stewardship of the great outdoors. “Tread Lightly! is happy to welcome Goal Zero to its ever-expanding group of supporters,” said Lori McCullough, Tread Lightly!’s executive […]

  • Tread Lightly! Unveils Bold, New Website

    Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT (April 9, 2013) – As a top priority to better communicate in an increasingly digital world, Tread Lightly! has recently revamped its website. With a bold new design, ultra-easy navigation and multiple points of entry, this valuable mechanism used to connect with the public is now better than ever before. “We’re […]

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