Leave it cleaner than when you came

Monahans State ParkI love to take walks in state parks with my dog when we camp in our RV. I particularly like to look at what’s growing where. But too often I see bits of plastic bags and other trash among the flowers.

So I pick it up. When walking with my dog I use the long handled scoop that I use for her poop, a perfect tool for this job. I also carry a few of those lightweight plastic/corn starch shopping bags from the grocery in my pocket. One to keep on my hand so I don’t have to touch the stuff and one to put the trash (or poop) into.

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