17 Apr '11, 9am

Respecting Our Natural Places

When nature calls, it calls - and if a proper toilet isn't available; well, you just have to go. I won't go into graphic detail, but there have been a few times I've come across "stuff" that others leave behind and health issues aside, such discoveries can put a bit of a dampener on a nature experience. It's a good idea to carry a small spade in the car with you on trips, or some form of small digging implement so you can dig a hole if the urge hits. Ensure the hole is sufficiently deep enough to discourage curious animals from digging it up. It doesn't have to be a massive pit, 8 - 12 inches will usually suffice. If the area you are in has very hard ground, try digging close to a tree as there will often be softer ground there - and the tree will probably benefit from your, ahem, contribution too. Avoid contributing to noise pollution Maybe I'm getting old and crotchety, ...

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