Trash Cleanup at Bee Canyon
San Bernardino, CA ___ Forest Road #5-S07, known as Bee Canyon
(OHV) Road, will be closed Saturday, January 15, for a volunteer cleanup event.
Large amounts of trash and litter, largely leftover from target shooting
activities, will be addressed. Areas in Bautista Canyon where illegal dumping
has occurred will also be worked on, but there will be no closures.
"We want visitors to take care of the National Forest by
removing their spent cartridges and targets after shooting," said Forest
Service Patrol Captain Sonny St. John. "This not only helps keep these
areas beautiful, it helps keep the areas open to the activity when not in fire
Failing to remove trash can result in monetary citations or a
mandatory appearance in federal court.
Saturday’s event is
organized in conjunction with the Southern California Mountains Foundation.
Groups participating will be California Conservation Corp, CALGUNS, Hemet Jeep
Club, Project Heal the Land, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and individual