LET THIS BE YOUR STORY
some of the nicest "out of the way" campsites. The kind
that you can get lost in. Most of them are surrounded by some
of the most magnificent scenery around. The excitement that takes
place in our house goes on for days before we finally get loaded
up, and head out for our own special time. The tents are packed,
the food in the coolers, the wood loaded for the camp fire. The
shovels, water, and of course the kids and dog. We are off. Ready
to enjoy Mother Nature at her finest.
up the canyon past Pinion Pines and follow the creek toward our
spot. The kids spot a deer out the window, a few Nevada Blue Birds.
We find our turn off and pull in. The kids pile out grabbing something
from the truck to haul over the creek to the camp site. All is
right with the world now. We have made it.
get across the creek and find this.
has decided to leave all their trash behind. Empty bug spray cans,
plastic bags, broken bottles, used deodorant containers. ICK!
Then they take the time to even arranged it nice and neat in the
camp fire pit that we WERE planning to use.
happened to you? I bet you are saying "YES". How can
people do this? Why do people do this? Do they live like that
at home? Would they appreciate it if I came over and left my empty
containers and dirty trash in their oven, or bedroom?
something that really burns my backside. If this has ever happened
to you, then you know what I mean. It must have taken some time
for them to pile it all in the fire pit. It wouldn't have taken
anymore time to pick it up and put it in a bag and take it HOME
to the trash can? How much more would others and myself have appreciated
it, IF they had carried out their trash.
thought, how long could it have taken a low burning ember to catch
some of the trash on fire? Not only taking out the campsite but
possibly the whole wonderful canyon, and possibly someone's life.
Please think about it.
LET THIS BE YOUR STORY.
If you haul
it in, PLEASE haul it out.
enjoy a Clean Nevada.
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