Naturalist Club angered by Dewdrop dumping

By James Peters
March 2, 2016 - 7:45am Updated: March 2, 2016 - 2:10pm

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Naturalist Club says a popular hiking spot west of Kamloops is turning into a garbage dumping ground.

The club says the area known as the Dewdrop is home to sensitive grasslands and a vehicle restriction in place.

But nonetheless, that isn't stopping some from going off road and dumping garbage illegally.

Club members say they are working with the provincial Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations as well as other groups to try to put a stop to the practice.

The club adds it is planning a grasslands awareness day on March 20th, and will organize a cleanup of the Dewdrop the same day, which will be open to the public.

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