Are 750K Annual Visitors Loving Carolina Beach State Park to Death?


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Park Earns “Hot Spot” Status Bringing National Outdoor Enthusiasts to Enlighten Public

on Unintended Impact and “Leave No Trace” Skills

Free Events October 6 – 9 to Train Outdoor Enthusiasts How to Diminish Their Impact on Natural Surroundings

September 25, 2017 — The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and its Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers team are partnering with Carolina Beach State Park, in collaboration with Wilmington’s National Center for Outdoor & Adventure
Education. They will be hosting several events that are free and open to the
public October 6 – 9 to help raise awareness on how to preserve and protect Carolina Beach State Park, particularly its Venus Flytrap habitat.

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it respnsibly. The Center accomplishes this mission by delivering cutting-edge education and research to millions of people across the country every year. Leave No Trace selected Carolina Beach State Park as a ‘Hot Spot’ in the nation to help raise awareness among local visitors about outdoor recreation ethics in natural areas. The park was nominated for Hot Spot status by Wilmington’s National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education.

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