“Back-Country Clean-Up” Waldo Country
October 1, 1983
Saturday’s first experimental “Back-Country Clean-Up Project”
was held in the Waldo Country, in good weather and with a total lack of mosquitoes.
Eddeeleo Lake was to have been the recipient of face-lift treatment, but
unfortunately our promised marine transport across Waldo Lake (Forest Service boat,
the “SS Clearcut”) was immobilized by a stolen starter key.
Substituted was Betty Lake in the same area.
This lake was circled, much trash collected, and several old, ugly, sprawling, piled-up
fire-rings obliterated, the ashes scattered or buried, and new fire-rings built.
(. . . In contrast to the tepid support given by members to this clean-up effort,
a hike on the same day and to the same lake saw a large turn-out.)
Betty Lake “face-lifters” were Mary Bridgeman, Betty Legris,
Pete and John Cecil (leader), and Janette Houghum (Oakridge District, FS).