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Hartman Reserve Cache

A cache by joestephkids Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/10/2007
In Iowa, United States
2.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is a two stage multi cache…. It is hidden in Hartman Reserve

Hartman Reserve Cache The cache is a two stage multi cache…. It is hidden in Hartman Reserve, There is a lot walking trail through out the reserve. Hartman Reserve Nature Center is a 288.5 acre wooded isle surrounded by metropolitan Black Hawk County. Within the nature center are three habitats forest, wetland and prairie. The majority of the land within Hartman Reserve Nature Center is covered with forest. This is the largest tract of undisturbed upland forest in Black Hawk County. One hundred year old White Oaks, Red Oaks, and Bur Oaks can be found in the upland forest. The Pileated Woodpecker, Yellow Lady Slipper, and the Indian Pipe are a few of the unusual animals and plants found in this mature forest. The rest of the Hartman forest grows on the floodplain of the Cedar River. This lowland forest is composed of hackberries, walnuts, silver maples and other trees tolerate of flooding. The Cedar River, it's backwaters and two old gravel pits are found in the North Unit and provide a variety of aquatic habitat for geese, wood ducks, mallards, and red shouldered hawks. Hartman Reserve has release river otters and osprey into the Hartman Reserve wetlands. There is one small native tall grass prairie remnant hidden in the South Unit. Prairie plants have been restored in front of the Hartman Interpretive Center to create a prairie butterfly garden. Prairie plants have also been planted along the Prairie Trail in the north unit and near the parking lot in the North Unit. You must sign both logs to get credit. You must find the key to open the cache. Parking at these Cords N 42 31.306 W 092 24.923

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Uvag #1 “23 fgrcf”, Anzr naq fgneg ybbxvat

Uvag # 2 jurer qb oveqf yvir "va"

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