Your next geocaching adventure can help save the environment from a multi-billion dollar scourge, invasive species. Scientists at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado created a website called, CitSci.org. They’re calling all geocachers to help track the spread of species which damage the natural environment. It’s a global project, that begins just outside your front door. You can find more information on Citizen Science by clicking the image below. There are many more geocaching adventures. Take a look at all the Lost & Found videos here.
Geocaching squares off again the battle of the bulge. Geocacher Martin Pedersen is on a diet. Martin is determined to lose 100 pounds by the end of the year. He’s using geocaching to shed the weight. His aim is to find 1000 geocaches and walk 2500 kilometers. Root him on by posting a comment and sharing your geocaching weight lose stories here on our blog. You can also track his progress and send well wishes his way on his must-read family website, http://familynavigation.com
For most, the evolution of the geocache container begins with a sturdy great-great-great-grandfather geocache. It’s the iconic metal ammo can. But in one decade of geocaching, the geocache family tree branched off into dozens of directions. Each branch embodies the spirit of evolution. Geocaches now blend more and more into their natural environment. Say you place a cache on the outskirts of an estuary? There’s a bird geocache for that. You’re considering an urban cache on a park bench? We’ve heard of magnetic microcaches that resemble gum for that. Take a quick look at the picture below on the left. [...]
Meet the man behind one of the most engaging evolutions in geocaching… the geocoin. Jon Stanley, alias Moun10bike, is now a Lackey. But almost ten years ago he forged his way as a pioneer in geocaching. Go along with Jon as he retraces his steps in placing the first geocoin. See all the Lost & Found videos, from a geocache in space to an 88 year old geocacher, here.
Bruce Alexander began geocaching three years ago, when he was 85. See how geocaching unites three generations of his family and keeps Bruce active in his retirement. Share the video with family and friends and aging adults searching for a fun way to explore, engage and stay active! You can view all the Lost & Found videos, from a geocache in space to geocachers cleaning up the environment, here.
Finding Your First Geocache
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