Outdoor Ethics & Conservation Committee of GNYC

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Leave No Trace

The Conservation / Outdoor Ethics Sub-Comm.  supports the Council and Camping Comm. as the Environmental voice  in regards to our Camp properties. We write the Conservation management Plans,  assist with Conservation Based Service project planning/ implementation (for Units and Ranks/ Eagle),  and oversee the Distinguished Conservation Service Award for Scouts and Scouters.  In the World of Outdoor Ethics, we oversee the implementation of the Leave No Trace program throughout our camps and activities.  This includes oversite on the Outdoor Ethics Awards, advancement guidance and Training of Youth Outdoor Ethics Guides, Unit Leader LNT Orientation, LNT Trainers and LNT Master Educators.

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The Joint Comm on Conservation, Outdoor Ethics & STEM is Chaired by Shawn Spencer of Founders District.

A Leave No Trace Master Educator, Master TREAD Trainer, DCS Award Advisor, and SuperNova Mentor Shawn also serves as the Councils Outdoor Ethics Advocate and just finished a 10 year span on the National Outdoor Ethics Comm.

He can be reached at cubpack255@hotmail.com


The STEM sub-comm. is Co-chaired by Donnie S. Collins of Aquehonga District

He can be reached at donniescollins@gmail.com

We look forward to supporting your efforts.


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