It’s the perfect time to get out of the city and venture into the outdoors. But the U.S. Forest Service and Division of Wildlife Resources in Utah is seeing the ugly side of people’s recreational activity.
Fox 13 reported that trash and litter is piling up and the agency has posted photos on Facebook show people are leaving behind mounds of garbage.
“We see household items that are left out on the forest. We find chairs, we find sofas. We even find televisions, computers, a lot of different things,” said David Whittekiend with Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
“Our volunteers and dedicated hunters hauled off 1,500 pounds of garbage on the Ogden Ranger district just in one site,” Whittekiend said.
The litter is not only a nuisance, it’s dangerous for wildlife.
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