Tread Lightly!

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Tread Lightly!
Nonprofit Organization
Industry Outdoor
FoundedLaunched in 1985 as a public awareness program
Became Nonprofit in 1990
Founder US Forest Service
Key people
Danielle Fowles
Interim Executive Director

Evan Robins Stewardship Manager

Jerrica Archibald Communications Manager [1]
Revenue1,217,396 US dollar (2017)  OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

Tread Lightly! is a nonprofit organization in the United States with the mission to encourage responsible use of the outdoors. [2] It was started by the United States Forest Service in 1985, but became a nonprofit in 1990. [3] [4]


The organization receives funding from car manufacturers, including Ford Motor Company and Toyota. [5]

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  1. "Tread Lightly Meet Our Staff!". Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  2. Tread Lightly Official website. Retrieved April 2009.
  3. " "About Us"". Archived from the original on 2008-12-16. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
  4. Jason Tanz, "Driving: Making Tracks, Making Enemies," New York Times, January 2, 2004, website screen 4
  5. Christopher Keane, "Learn to Tread Lightly Off-Road," Washington Times, February 16, 2001 Registration required.