SUBMIT A POST!

Reminder to Keep Our Provincial Park’s Clean of Debris and Garbage; Went to Pembina River and it was a Mess

We, as Canadians, are very lucky to enjoy the outdoors. To tell you the truth, we are spoiled compared to others, but please please please try and leave the campsites and the river/lakes cleaner than when you came.

We went to Pembina River Provincial Park on Saturday and then again on Monday and these are the pictures of when we went back on Monday… Lots of shoes, slippers and sandals, lots of boxes of boats, beer and water bottles and cans, clothes, deflated and inflated boats and tubes…

Let’s do our part in keeping the environment clean so that we can enjoy it for many more years to come!!!! And to those people who left all the crap at the river… SHAME ON YOU!!!

Happy Canada Day Canada! (Submitted on July 1st. Sorry for long delay.)

IMG_5379

91 TOTAL READS
4 SHARES
39 COMMENTS


SOME RELATED POSTS:

39 Responses

  1. I agree the campers should clean it up however the people who work there should be checking and cleaning the spot before the new people arrive.

    [0]
  2. Shake my head. Damn lazy ass bitches. Go home and dirty up that instead of a nice park. They should write down the persons info on which camp they are at so we can send them a bill. Too bad

    [0]
  3. Amy Melby Amy Melby says:

    Agreed! Camp sites should always be left cleaner than when you arrived to it. Do your part, people!

    [0]
  4. I was there Friday and saw a lot of stuff too. It’s sad. People don’t realize that their laziness could result in rising costs to use the area. As with anything, the jerks ruin it for those of us who have respect.

    [0]
  5. Pisses me off!! My family and I as well as many friends are regulars at that campsite. Some people are just pathetic.

    [0]
  6. Hubby and I usually camp on crown land and we see the same thing. One weekend we bagged 2 large black bags full of dirty diapers, burnt cans, food waste etc before we could even set up camp. Some people have no respect.

    [0]
    • Thank you for doing that. World def needs more of you.

      [0]
    • Well thank you but it’s simply common courtesy. Hubby and I have a dog that has never been tied up. We don’t like tying him so we avoid camp grounds. The dog is well behaved and we ALWAYS. clean up his “deposits”. For us camping on crown land is much more enjoyable. But that doesn’t mean leaving trash everywhere. Respect where you are and the land you are on and more people can enjoy it as well. Funny how such a simple concept is so foreign for some. Sad really.

      [0]
  7. Tania Silva Tania Silva says:

    Michelle Santos

    [0]
  8. Lisa Whelan Lisa Whelan says:

    Sighhhhh……

    Shitty as this is, its ok to pick up someone elses trash sometimes too. I dont like doing it, but it only takes a couple minutes to effectively clean up a large area…. and often little kids are around to see this…and maybe even learn a something about where their trash belongs! 🙂

    [0]
  9. Terah Abel Terah Abel says:

    I hate this. Since I was a kid I was taught we clean up every little piece of paper around our campsite.

    [0]
  10. Clean up you dirty f*cks. The earth doesn’t need saving, we do. It will be here long after we’ve made it uninhabitable for our species. And every other living thing.

    [0]
  11. I get how you feel. I have picked up dog poop on that people have bagged and left. It is so disgusting that people do that.

    [0]
  12. You should always, ALWAYS, leave the site better than how you found it. We always clean up after ourselves…. people need to stop ruining it for everyone else. Have some respect not only for the land but for your fellow man.

    [0]
  13. Diana Dohei Diana Dohei says:

    If pigs shared the campsite with humans that leave garbage, etc. all around I guarantee you the pigs would get up and walk away. Pigs are clean animals. Human pigs are disgusting. And it is also disgusting how many of them there are. And these people are teaching their children to be human pigs as well.

    [0]
  14. Agnes Brady Agnes Brady says:

    We just came from camping there & seen the same garbage. We picked up a couple of bags of other people’s garbage. It’s too bad all floating devises didn’t have to be tagged before they were put in the water, then lay littering charges agains the idiots that don’t clean up behind themselves.

    [0]
  15. It’s sad because anytime we went out there last year was same issue. After everyone left we had garbage bags and collected 2-5 everytime we went out. I’m always after my child and any kids I have with me to pick up others garbage. But thats sad when it’s adults that disrespect and run over kids because there intoxicated leaving there beer cars and cig butts to float in water. I haven’t been out yet this year. I’m kind of afraid to. The place up the River that rents the boats tubes should be fined as a lot of it is there floatations. I’m tired of disrespectful people and when you ask them to clean up they give you attitude and are down right rude.

    [0]
  16. Louise Kraus Louise Kraus says:

    Yup…this unbelievable…what is wrong with people

    [0]
  17. Sandy Wilson Sandy Wilson says:

    We were there also this last week….a group of guys behind us on the beach left their bottles etc lying there after they left…certainly old enough to know better!!

    [0]
  18. Looks like my back alley.

    [0]
  19. City people have less respect for our country places unfortunately.

    [0]
  20. Matt says:

    I live in Evansburg and see this mess every weekend every summer and it is getting worse. It looks disgusting and I refuse to go down there because it makes me sooo angry. How is that fair it is my own back yard and I can’t even use it! And on top of it I think the floating company whom is making a killing off of this should be responsible for cleaning up or be fined at the end of every summer for each piece of garbage left down on or in the river.

    [0]
  21. C says:

    There is not one person that is a member of the community out near the pembina valley that appreciates the “citiots” that swarm in on every hot day, except the company that is renting them tubes… It’s not just the swath of garbage they are leaving behind them, but their whole presence that is irritating… They roll into town, all cocky and arrogant citified and demanding, because they really don’t have any better manners I guess, and the way they swagger around town in their obnoxious way, they are obviously unaware that they are neither liked or wanted in our community. They should take their garbage and go be cheesy weekend warriors in someone else’s backyard. They should take the tubing outfit with them.

    [0]
  22. Peggy says:

    It’s not the campers people…it’s the people who heard about “the company” and they told 2 freinds and they told 4 freinds and so on and so on. Local people have been doing this for GENERATIONS and now are forced out because the hordes of people have RUINED what they once loved. The locals don’t go anymore so no one is cleaning it up. Period. People complained to many govt departments when this private/municipal venture started. many government departments were/are involved and short term feeble efforts were made to accommodate complaints…how to ruin a good thing…commercialize it! STOOOOPiD.

    [0]
  23. Peggy says:

    It’s NOT the campers. It’s the people who heard this was a great way to spend the afternoon. They told 2 friends and they told 4 friends and so on and so on….for GENERATIONS the locals have been enjoying and taking care of this paradise but now that they have been FORCED out buy the company and the hordes of people who have ruined everything that was beautiful. So the locals aren’t cleaning up cuz they’ve stopped going…who is cleaning now…no one period. Can’t say we didn’t tell ya so. Many people complained and wrote letters to MANY government departments…yet somehow they insisted that they know what’s best. They “fixed” it by putting In a couple speed bumps, no parking signs and even built a 250,000.00 road to accommodate the masses that they and the company invited. Thank your local government and all the other parties involved allowing this venture proceed so a couple people can make some easy money cuz the village isn’t benefitting unless you own a fast food joint or a liquor store. But even then most visitors are supplied up before they pull into town. Ya have fun with that

    [0]
    • Peggy says:

      Oops double post as the first one didn’t show up till after I posted this one.

      [0]
  24. kris says:

    Its the city folk who are members of the enviromental groups. The ones who cry wolf on atv’ers, campers, hikers for ruining the delicate ecosystem.

    [0]
  25. karen says:

    Call the parkland county and ask Tracey Melnyk if there is any consequences for the misuse of provincial property. Lol

    [0]
  26. shayne sawich says:

    my family moved there in 1976, went to school there all my life. used to go down to the river as a kid and a adult, always was clean and so quiet. it was a good place to relax after work or on the weekend. now i refuse to go there and be looked at and pushed around my arrogant city people who dont belong. the place is disgusting, i feel sorry for the community and the local people who also have grown up and lived their lives down there. it will never change until our government does something, and even if they do something nothing will change unless the community stands up and does something. as for the tubing company it needs to go somewhere else and takes the city people with them. before they showed up it was a great place to be.

    [0]
  27. Dawna says:

    Ask the Alberta Government WHY they are allowing a company to operate the business out of the Park where there is no accountability for the clean up from the patrons of said company…

    [0]
  28. GarBear says:

    Point is, clean up your garbage or stay home. On another note, it’s not 1 group or another (city vs country). Respect is just that, respect it or lose it. Now, for all the whiners, next time you see someone doing this, take a picture and you know what to do with it as there’s lots of ways to make both point and shame those that do it.

    I grew up in Alberta and I don’t see myself as a city or a country person, simply a person that enjoys the beauty of nature. So for all the locals that detest the fact that people dump their garbage do something about it and complain to park authorities, social medias and don’t forget, get those pictures to shame those that are the problem. No difference between a country person and a city person when they both do the same thing. So rather then point and rant or being an ostrich with heads in the sand, step up, step out and do what is right.

    Nature’s access belongs to everyone AND we must always remember, WE DON’T OWN IT! Even if you have a house on a parcel of land it’s borrowed from Mother Nature and in order for it to be there for generations to come it is up to you and all of us to show this earth the respect she deserves.

    [0]

Join the Discussion!