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burchil: Unfortunately the cache container has been muggled several times this summer. Fortunately the information sign is in good conditions. I am wondering if someone thinks this is some 'official' kind of information marker and keep removing the cache information.

It was a good run - my daughter helped make the sign and original container.

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PI in the Woods

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Hidden : 8/31/2007
1 out of 5
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

A tribute and information cache for PI (Toxicodendron rydbergii). This cache is found in a wooded area at the north end of Ft. Garry. The area is level with well defined trails - but there is lots of PI around. Access in the spring and after heavy rain may be wet.

Poison Ivy is a common woodland plant in southern Manitoba that often causes cachers to go home with Rhus Dermatitis. I have put up a couple of caches that provide information about PI, what it looks like, and some similar looking plants. This cache, unlike 'MB PI Watch', has a lot of PI near the container - be careful, wear long pants, and don't touch those nice plants with three leaflets. You can access the cache without any bush crashing or going off trail.

I hope you find the information on this page and at the cache site both interesting and helpful.

In short remember: "Leaves of three, let it be; berries white, danger in sight."

- Some information on PI (pictures, look alike, general info, etc...)
- PMRA Control of Poison Ivy
- Toxicodendron rybergii - USDA Forestry Service Pamphlet
- The Biology of Poison Ivy from Nature North

I have had several reports that the cache location is about 8m off the actual co-ordinates. Stay on the trail and out of the PI!

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Ernq gur fvta!

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:33:39 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:33 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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