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7 Souvenirs of August

Traditional Geocache

Black Earth Creek #2

A cache by CommanderUSN
Hidden : 4/20/2013
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Another easy PNG in the series

Elevation=896.3 ft.


You are looking for a Magnetic Keyholder. This should be a fairly quick find. You might even see a trout in the creek.



Congratulations to Team Kauai on their FTF!



Black Earth Creek Fishery Area is a pleasant mix of a high quality trout stream flowing within a wide green agricultural valley. The parcels typically mix stream stretches with adjoining riparian corridors that grade from a wet margin of jewelweed, aster, and reed canary grass into shrub, then sparse woodlot, then pasture or cultivated crop. The corridor alternates from open to partially canopied. There are small pockets of low lying sedge and wetland. The stream is a class 1 coldwater fishery characterized by high gradient, coarse substrates, with much meandering and pleasant riffle - pool sequences. Recognized as a premier trout destination and regionally significant and unique resource, much attention has focused here. The history includes millpond removal to initially restore the stream, followed by intensive DNR habitat work to improve trout holding and production potential as well as public access. Subsequent high profile events include intensive priority watershed work with the dairy farmers to correct nonpoint runoff, Village and surrounding development planning to limit stormwater impacts, water use discussions, and land use decisions. The history here is deep, multi-layered, and dynamic.
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Last Updated: on 8/4/2014 9:39:02 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:39 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum