National Forests Getting Trashed

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It’s a sad fact that some visitors to our national parks have no respect for nature. They leave trash behind after outings or purposely use forests as dumping grounds.   [As a side note, an interesting episode of “Dirty Jobs” with Mike Rowe showed a tire recycling company’s efforts to clean up the massive amounts of automobile tires disposed of in the woods.]

With much of the forest service’s budget increasingly being gobbled up by fighting forest fires, there’s little left for cleaning up after those who pollute the land. Read the full story here.

Tag(s): The Great Green Outdoors

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