Somebody needs to teach these young punks a lesson or two!
Park rangers on a routine patrol Sunday discovered an “incredible amount of trash” left at a popular Lake Shasta island campsite that included a number of University of Oregon-related items.
Photos of the trash left on Slaughterhouse Island at the popular Northern California lake went viral Monday — and work crews are still cleaning up the remnants.
Crews discovered about 90 tents, some of them brand new, sleeping bags, ice chests filled with food and alcohol, personal items and a lot of trash along the lake’s edge. The island doesn’t have a restroom or garbage area — lake users typically carry their belongings in — then out of the area. But that didn’t happen this year, and the photos of the refuse went viral.
While the trip is not sanctioned by the university or the school’s fraternity and sorority system, that didn’t stop school leaders from blasting the behavior.
The University of Oregon took the rare stance of commenting on the situation.
“The manner in which the forest was left was absolutely unacceptable and disgraceful,” said Robin Holmes, the vice president for student life.
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