Grassroots Action to Promote a Cleaner, Dog Friendly Community
Grassroots Activism on the Dog Poop Issue Runs Riot
in the Community for 4 Days In March.
Quick Action By Government Agencies Restores the Status Quo.
On Monday, March 4, 2013, a number of signs began to appear at popular dog walking locations throughout Juneau. Among the first locations to sport colorful signs prompting dog owners to pick up after their dog was Sandy Beach.
The signs were attributed to "Juneau Dogs for a Clean and Dog Friendly Community."
The signs also appeared at the Brotherhood Bridge Trail.
On Tuesday, March 5, the signs were seen at the Airport Dike Trail and at Cope Park (Evergreen Bowl).
On Wednesday, March 6, the signs were observed on Basin Road and the trailhead for the Mt Roberts Trail. Signs were also observed in Capital School Park.
Status Quo Quickly Restored. By Thursday, March 7, most of the signs at CBJ park areas had been removed by Parks & Rec staff because
The signs were also observed at Twin Lakes.
There were no signs present on the Dredge Lake Trails on Thursday afternoon, March 7. However, there were reports of the signs appearing in the Dredge Lake area by mid-week of the following week. The response by the US Forest Service to the signs in the Dredge Lake area was similar to that of the CBJ and equally fast.
Juneau Dogs for a Clean and Dog Friendly Community
March 14, 2013