Prairie Research Institute / ISGS Cache Traditional Geocache
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One of five Prairie Research Institute geocaches.
The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) is part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The ISGS mission is to provide the citizens and institutions of Illinois with earth science research and information that are accurate, objective, and relevant to our State's environmental quality, economic prosperity, and public safety. The staff of the ISGS conducts basic and applied research in geology, compile geologic maps, and gather and manage the state's geological data to provide information to industry, governmental agencies and the public about the geology and mineral resources of Illinois. For more information about the ISGS, please visit (visit link)
If you should happen to collect this cache during normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) please feel free to enter the building and look at the displays and posters on the first and second floors).
Cache container is an ammo can filled with ISGS swag, including First-to-find, Second-to-find, and Third-to-find prizes. Also includes giveaway items from the other agencies in the Institute and other Earth or geology-related tradables.
The cache may be difficult to collect on days with events at the Natural Resources Building or Stock Pavillion and/or Illinois home football games. Watch your footing near the cache.