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What a Red Geocaching Wrench Means to You

What a Red Geocaching Wrench Means to You

Geocache Maintenance in Two Acts Each “Needs Maintenance” request has two acts. One act delivers a red wrench, the other act takes that red wrench away. A red wrench attribute on a geocache page means the geocache most likely needs maintenance. The geocache container could be cracked, the log book could be full or...

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CITO 2013 – It Takes a Village

CITO 2013 – It Takes a Village

Congrats Space Coast Geocachers… 9 events, More than 200 geocachers and 4300 lbs of garbage collected! It’s takes a village to do many things, say, raise a child. It also takes a motivated village to clean up the earth. The village geocachers created with Cache In Trash Out (CITO) events has a population of...

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A Geocache 113 Million Years in the Making – Dinosaur Valley Earthcache (GCQMHY) – Geocache of the Week

A Geocache 113 Million Years in the Making – Dinosaur Valley Earthcache (GCQMHY) – Geocache of the Week

  Staring contest, you and me. Go. Photo by geocacher Indigo Parrish. Millions of years ago, a sea covered a large portion of the land that is now the United States. During this time, dinosaurs called Sauropods and Theropods roamed North Texas. Some experts* say they were geocaching, potentially looking for terrain five geocaches....

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Texas Challenge XI: A Taste of Southern Hospitality

Texas Challenge XI: A Taste of Southern Hospitality

Adela (left) and Texas Geocaching Association President, De Editor’s note: Geocaching HQ staff are joining geocachers at Mega-Events around the world to celebrate and share the adventure of geocaching. Adela Bahtijaragic, a.k.a. DellaBell, attended Texas Challenge XI (GCW8GT) in Port Aransas, Texas, USA in April. Adela has been on Geocaching HQ’s marketing team since 2012. This is Adela’s...

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Fastest 15 Minutes in Geocaching – WWFM X

Fastest 15 Minutes in Geocaching – WWFM X

WWFM By: The Podcachers Your geocaching schedule should be packed as we enter the busy season, but everyone has 15 minutes to create an amazing Geocaching memory. The WWFM X (World Wide Flash Mob #10) is coming to a location near you. Nearly 400 events in more than 30 countries will take place on...

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Geocaching with Seals

Geocaching with Seals

Used with permission They’re the muggles you never thought you’d have to worry about: seals. And for Pauline Driessen (Nekozoeki) placing a geocache near one of her favorite places on earth, the habitat for hundreds of seals, provided an experience she never expected. She says, “I’m a Dutch Flight attendant and I’ve stumbled upon the...

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Announcing the March 2013 Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the March 2013 Geocacher of the Month

WVTim – Featured Geocacher of the Month All three nominees for the March Geocacher of the Month contribute to the global geocaching communityby creating quality geocaches and being an inspiration to geocachers. Thank you to all those who supported the nominees. Those not chosen as the featured Geocacher of the Month will receive a...

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Become a U.S. National Park Ranger for a Day – Park Employee for a Day Geocaches (GC42GX2) – Geocache of the Week

Become a U.S. National Park Ranger for a Day – Park Employee for a Day Geocaches (GC42GX2) – Geocache of the Week

  Counting some of the Everglades’ natural residents. Photo by geocacher lilyfly. Getting plenty of fresh air, enjoying beautiful scenery, exploring wondrous destinations—United States National Park Rangers have a job that many of us dream about. However, it’s not all fun and games. Park rangers work tirelessly to help preserve natural areas, protect endangered...

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Town Grows by 15% during Geocaching Mega-Event

Town Grows by 15% during Geocaching Mega-Event

Kerb (middle) with geocachers BeaverC2407 (left) and BeaverC2605 Editor’s note: Geocaching HQ staff are joining geocachers at Mega-Events around the world to celebrate and share the adventure of geocaching. Kerb Lydick,  aka KerbL , attended MOGA 2013 (GC3GN2E) in Shelbyville, Illinois, USA in April. Kerb has been a Volunteer Support Specialist and part of Groundspeak’s Volunteer...

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Join a Worldwide Geocaching Movement

Join a Worldwide Geocaching Movement

Celebrate the 11th Annual CITO Weekend Geocachers search parks, trails and forests to earn a smiley, but during a Cache In Trash Out (CITO) event they’re not looking for geocaches. They’re clearing litter and trash from geocaching-friendly areas around the world. Thousands of geocachers will walk away from their CITO events with bags of...

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