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Happy Earth Day, Geocachers!

There has never been a better day to care for the geocaching game board (our planet!) than today — regardless of whether you live somewhere that celebrates Earth Day.   Take a moment to think about the most beautiful place you’ve ever gone geocaching. Got it? Now consider: will that place continue to exist without the efforts of people who care for it? How can you be one of those people? The answer may depend on the space you thought of and your situation in life. But here are six suggestions to jump-start your contributions this week…and beyond. 1. Sign up for a CITO event […]

In the next 2 weeks: CITO Weekend and 15 Years of Geocaching

On April 24–27, geocachers around the world will gather at events to clean up natural areas, plant trees or remove invasive species and earn a souvenir. Check out the Event Calendar or the new geocache search for CITOs near you. Make sure to mark your ‘Will Attend’ to let the event organizers know you’re coming. The next weekend, May 2 marks the 15th anniversary of when Geocaching began. Get out and find a geocache—any geocache—and you’ll earn a special 15 Years of Geocaching souvenir. Plus, you’ll discover your geocaching mission for the summer. Find Geocaches or Events Near You (Hier […]

Mach Dich bereit! Aktionsreiche Wochenenden stehen bevor!

In den nächsten zwei Wochen: CITO-Wochenende und 15 Jahre Geocaching Vom 24.-27. April treffen sich Geocacher aus aller Welt bei Events, um die Landschaft zu säubern, Bäume zu pflanzen oder eingewanderte Arten zu entfernen und ein Souvenir zu bekommen. Suche im Eventkalender nach CITO-Events in Deiner Umgebung. Vergiss Dein “Will Attend”-Log nicht, damit die Organisatoren wissen, dass Du kommst. Finde ein CITO-Event in Deiner Nähe Nächstes Wochenende feiert Geocaching am 2. Mai seinen 15. Jahrestag. Geh raus und suche einen Geocache – einen beliebigen Geocache – und Du erhälst das 15 Jahre-Geocaching-Souvenir. Außerdem kannst Du Deine Geocaching-Mission für den Sommer […]

Tools Of The (CITO) Trade

Cache In Trash Out®, also known at CITO, is an ongoing environmental initiative supported by the worldwide geocaching community. Since 2002, geocachers around the world have been dedicated to improving parks and other cache-friendly places. Through these volunteer efforts, we help preserve the natural beauty of our outdoor resources. Geocachers around the world celebrate International Cache In Trash Out Weekend annually by hosting and participating in CITO events in their local area. Events might be focused on litter clean-up, removal of invasive species, revegetation efforts or building trails. Together, we make an enormous positive impact. Did we mention that we also […]

2.5 Weeks Left Until CITO Weekend 2015

CITO Weekend is Coming Up! Find an Event and Earn Your Souvenir. CITO (Cache In Trash Out®) Weekend is coming up soon! On April 24–27, geocachers around the world gather at events to clean up natural areas, plant trees or remove invasive species and earn a souvenir. If you’re planning on creating your own event, remember that all events must be submitted at least two full weeks before the event date. For those planning on attending an event and earning your souvenir, check out the Event Calendar or new geocache search to find CITOs near you. Make sure to mark […]


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