For students attending boarding high schools in rural areas, wilderness is only a step away. Being located in a rural area gives students the opportunity to explore the world around them, learn about wildlife in its natural environment and apply principles of science and biology in the real world.
Nothing beats learning outside of the classroom. But just like any other wilderness adventurers, students need to abide by the rules of Leave No Trace and leave the wilderness exactly how they first encountered it, so that future generations can enjoy nature the same way. The following are some tips for becoming a pro steward of wilderness.