Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace Ireland

The Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark is partnering with Leave No Trace Ireland to identify and target opportunities for reducing environmental impact in recreational activity within the region. In co-operation with this initiative, Rockyview Farmhouse completed Leave No Trace Awareness Training and are now an official Leave No Trace Partner. At the heart of Leave No Trace are seven principles for reducing the damage caused by outdoor activities.
These are:

1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
2. Be Considerate of Others
3. Respect Farm Animals and Wildlife
4. Travel and Camp on Durable Ground
5. Leave What You Find
6. Dispose of Waste Properly
7. Minimise the Effects of Fire

Leave No Trace Ireland promotes and inspires responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. The programme strives to build awareness, appreciation and respect for Ireland’s natural and cultural heritage and is dedicated to creating a nationally recognised and accepted outdoor ethic that promotes personal responsibility. It encourages all outdoor enthusiasts (e.g. walkers, mountain bikers, canoeists, orienteerers, horse riders) to do their part to maintain those lands used by the public for the benefit of the environment and for future generations.

Practicing a Leave No Trace ethic is simple. Make it hard for others to see or hear you and LEAVE NO TRACE of your visit.

To learn more about the Leave No Trace programme, visit http://www.leavenotraceireland.org