15 Jun Tread Lightly! announces Purple Lizard Maps as its newest Official Partner
NORTH SALT LAKE, UT. (June 16, 2023)— Tread Lightly!, a U.S.-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting responsible outdoor recreation through stewardship and educational programs, announced Purple Lizard Maps as its newest Official Partner.
As an Official Partner of Tread Lightly!, Purple Lizard will support Tread Lightly!’s mission to protect off-road trail access and public lands through stewardship projects and responsible recreation education. Purple Lizard has already teamed up with Tread Lightly! for a project to improve the Michaux State Forest in Pennsylvania.
“Thank you to Purple Lizard Maps for its dedication to the Tread Lightly! mission and for being part of one of our trail restoration projects,” said Matt Caldwell, Executive Director of Tread Lightly!. “Education is a key component to responsible recreation and these maps help riders across the Mid-Atlantic know before they go.”
Purple Lizard Maps designs high-quality, highly detailed recreational topo maps of the Mid-Atlantic region. Purple Lizard Maps are personally curated and carefully crafted with a deep love and respect for nature and recreation on public lands featuring all the information recreationists need to make their own adventure.
“Purple Lizard Maps is proud to partner with Tread Lightly! to support education and ethics across the spectrum of outdoor recreation,” said Mike Hermann, Owner of Purple Lizard Maps. “We welcomed the opportunity to join TL! to help clean up unauthorized campsites and fire rings in Michaux State Forest, which is one the areas we produce trail maps for in Pennsylvania. We believe education is a key component to improving the outdoor experience for everyone who enjoys exploring public land.”
About Tread Lightly!
Tread Lightly! Is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible recreation through stewardship programs and ethics education. Tread Lightly!’s educational message, along with its unique training and restoration initiatives are strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them. The program is long-term in scope with a goal to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain a healthy environment. Tread Lightly!’s award-winning materials, programs and services are solutions to some of the nation’s most pressing recreation issues. Individuals and businesses can commit to Tread Lightly! and protect outdoor access by becoming a member at www.treadlightly.org.
About Purple Lizard Maps
Purple Lizard designs beautiful, highly detailed recreational topo maps in the Mid-Atlantic region. Follow the Lizard to discover new trails and backroads to unlock amazing east coast landscapes. Purple Lizard Maps are personally curated and carefully crafted with a deep love and respect for nature and recreation on public lands featuring all the information you need to make your own adventure. See purplelizard.com to learn more!
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