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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 […]

And the March 2015 Geocacher of the Month is…

The time has come. Earlier this month, three outstanding geocachers were nominated for March 2015’s Geocacher of the Month award. A winner has been chosen, but first, let’s take a look at the nominees.   Schlurie is famous in Rheinland-Pfalz for creating fun and inspiring geocache hides. His particular specialty is birdhouse caches, which have generated a lot of “WOW” moments for geocachers over the years. Fivebales is a geocaching team from Idaho, whose behind-the-scenes work for an amazing annual Mega Event and their local geocaching organization has gone a long way in strengthening the local geocaching community. chuck80196 is always willing to help another geocacher out, and […]

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 […]

Komm mit auf die Reise zum Mittelpunkt des EarthCaches

Werde Teil des harten Kerns der EarthCacher Anfang dieses Jahres folgte das Videoteam des Geocaching-Hauptquartiers einer Gruppe von mutigen Geocachern bei einem bisher einmaligen Unterfangen. Ihr ultimatives Ziel: den schwierigsten EarthCache der Welt zu finden. Das Video ihrer Reise ist jetzt fertig. Schau es Dir hier an. EarthCaches sind aus einer Partnerschaft zwischen und der Geologischen Gesellschaft der USA entstanden. Es gibt dabei keinen gegenständlichen Behälter. Dafür vermittelt der EarthCache Dir eine geowissenschaftliche Lektion. An den angegebenen Koordinaten müssen Fragen beantwortet werden, um einen Fund zu loggen. Schau das Video an und folge diesen begeisterten Geocachern auf ihrer Reise […]

Help Name the March 2015 Geocacher of the Month

You know you’re a geocacher if…   When you get asked, “Cash or Card?” you hand the teller a lock-n-lock… You wake up early to be first in line for ammo can sales… You’ve been to a CITO event (Cache In, Trash Out), and… You’ve been nominated for Geocacher of the Month! This month, these three awesome people know for certain that they’re geocachers (in case they had any doubts before). Here’s your opportunity to  help decide who will take home the earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (at left). Each featured Geocacher of the Month will receive the […]

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