Spring Cleaning At The Lake

What to do on a sunny spring day? It would be nice to sit at the lake, listen to the birds and simply enjoy nature. Unfortunately I can’t really enjoy nature at our lake anymore, because people leave their garbage everywhere and it makes me so frustrated! So instead of chilling at the lake it was time to get dirty!

Today my friend Melli and I rolled up our sleeves and cleaned up the area around the lake! Eventhough I would prefer the garbage not to be there in the first place, it was actually fun to clean up. We chatted and laughed while collecting the trash and it felt very good to see the result! For now it is clean again and no wildlife can be harmed by eating or getting stuck in plastic. Meanwhile, Fritzi also had a blast! He came along and did his own thing… chewed on big sticks and went for a swim. It was a great day! Here are some “trashy” pictures ;-)

Some people who come here for fishing, leave their fishing lines, which can be dangerous for wildlife. Last year I  untangled two frogs from fishing lines...

Some people who come here for fishing, leave their fishing lines, which can be dangerous for wildlife. Last year I untangled two frogs from fishing lines…

 

Me and my trash bag ; )

Me and my trash bag ; )

 

Some things were really big!

Some things were really big!

 

Two bags full of garbage!

Two bags full of garbage!

 

Our reward: a vegan banana peanutbutter smoothie!

Our reward: a vegan banana peanut butter smoothie!

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