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Rubicon Trail Users Urged to Pack Out Human Waste

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avatar Rubicon Trail Users Urged to Pack Out Human Waste
June 28, 2010 12:20AM
El Dorado County is trying to eliminate "white flowers" along the famed Rubicon Trail for off-road vehicles.

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The body betrays and the weather conspires, hopefully, not on the same day.
avatar Re: Rubicon Trail Users Urged to Pack Out Human Waste
June 29, 2010 05:28AM
Perhaps the vehicle users could organize a campaign to restore the roadside habitat and remove the waste, or at least to decorate it sufficiently so that it doesn't appear unsightly. Since the "white" paper appears to be the primary concern of this group, perhaps users should just use camouflage TP.

A better solution would be closer regulation of traffic, possibly with a toll or permit system, and requirement that "road" travelers carry WAG or equivalent. Voluntary measures seem doomed to fail as indicated in the article, efforts have been made for years to reduce the fecal impact of travel.

The cure for a fallacious argument is a better argument, not the suppression of ideas.
-- Carl Sagan
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