Originally Posted by computeruser
As for the illegal wheeling and trashed trails, I don't think that TL or any other educational effort is likely to have any influence on the sort of low-class trash that is out doing that. It's a cultural thing and a stupidity thing, and people so afflicted tend not to respond well to remediation efforts by their betters.
The best thing we can do as a community to combat that is to set the example and encourage those users who may not be in tune with the expectations that exist to join a club, or attend a work party, etc.
When push comes to shove, there will always be a few people who are motivated to "tread lightly" only by the threat of an actual violation or ticket, but we'd like to continue driving the idea and practice of responsible use in an effort to avoid that type of motivation. Education before enforcement...