Forest Service in Search for Illegal Trash Dumpers

The trash appeared to be from a remodel or small building demolition. | Photo: Courtesy USFS

It's not the first time something like this has happened on public land in California and, unfortunately, probably not the last. In July, it was in Golden Gate National Recreation Area; now it's rangers at Sequoia National Forest that are asking for the public's help. Last week, a large pile of debris was discovered over a steep hillside off a scenic overlook on Sierra Way, east of Kernville.

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If anyone has information, they are encouraged to contact the Forest Service Kernville office at (760) 376-3781.

Photo note: If the lake is looking a little dry, that's due to last year's dry winter combined with capacity restrictions for a dam safety project.

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Zach Behrens is KCET's Director of News, Region and State, working on digital and on-air news products that relate to Southern California and beyond.
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