Well, if you're just looking for the cache, the short description says it all. But like all of our caches, there's a story to it, so here it is.
In July of 2010 all four members of Team Black Cat came to our "Geocaching: Family Fun" intro event. Once the education part was over and some caches had been located, we found ourselves sitting round chatting with the Cats, and having come a bit of a distance to the event and desiring some sustenance before the ride home, they came prepared to cook a few dogs and burgers (or were there brats in there, too?). Since everyone else had left and we were still gathering up our sample cache hides, Team Black Cat invited us to partake in their outdoor repast.
Upon cleaning up and preparing to "trash out", TBC found themselves without a trash bag, so we gave them a small one that we had brought some things in. They continued to cache in the park while we went home. When we unloaded our visual aids from our presentation, we found ourselves missing a bison tube. Thinking that it might still be in the bag we had given to TBC, we drove back to the park to see if they were still there.
We found them by the petroglyphs, so Mrs. TBC checked in the trash bag, and there was the silver bison tube. All we cared about was that it didn't get trashed, but they returned the container to us, so we said we'd put it out as a cache in the park. They gave us a couple of "camo" suggestions, which we took, so now we have placed a "commemorative" cache in Roche-A-Cri Park to remind us and others to think not only about finding containers and getting the smileys, but also to remember the good times and the good people who are part of this geocaching activity that we all love.
This cache is in Roche-A-Cri State Park. A current Wisconsin State Parks sticker (hourly, daily, or yearly) is required for all parked vehicles. The park is closed to non-campers from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Do not hunt for this cache during those hours.
The Geocache Notification Form has been submitted to Park Manager Joe Stecker-Kochanski of the Wisconsin DNR. Geocaches placed on Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource managed lands require permission by means of a notification form. Please print out a paper copy of the notification form, fill in all required information, then submit it to the land manager. The DNR Notification form and land manager information can be obtained at: http://www.wi-geocaching.com/hiding