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Library to host outdoor education program


ROSEBURG, Ore. – Roseburg Public Library invites the public to join us at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, for a Facebook Live streaming event about research-based ideas for protecting natural spaces.

The program will be presented by Teri Fick, Minnesota state advocate for Leave No Trace, a nonprofit organization created to provide innovative education, skills and research to help people care for the outdoors. Leave No Trace largely focuses their work on preventative education practices and highlights issues such as trashed natural areas, polluted water, wildlife at risk, damaged trails, destructive fires, overcrowded parks and misinformation about the outdoors.

Fick will discuss the seven basic principles of Leave No Trace, volunteer and stewardship efforts, and educational trainings that teach citizens how to enjoy the outdoors more responsibly. More information about Leave No Trace is available on their website at

The virtual presentation will be livestreamed at A Facebook account is not required to attend.

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by library staff. Speaker questions may be submitted before the event to Lydia Rathe at or 541-492-7052. Alternately, viewers who have a Facebook account may post questions during the event by commenting on the live stream.

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