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The J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge

A cache by magicman/sewjourner with NWR staff Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/06/2013
2 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This Multi Cache is set up to help you explore more of what the J.N."Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge has to offer. The stages will bring you to different spots along the 4 mile Wildlife Drive. This cache is very kid friendly and can be completed as you drive through the refuge. Please note that there is a small entrance fee and the Wildlife Drive is closed on Fridays.

The final cache is located at N 26° 2A.BCD W 082° 0E.FGH

HINT: The log and prize are only available during business hours.....9 am to 4 pm. At the final, you can sign the log, get a smiley and a prize, one prize per family. INSIDE the center your child can complete the Junior Ranger questionnaire and receive a badge!

At each location will be information that answers the questions below.

A. At this location: How many vertical bars support the aluminum railing? 10 = 19 25 = 6 20 = 11 B. At this location there is a P V C tube used for : Fishing line = 7 Trash =9 Lost and found = 2 FISHIN' MISSION
C. At this location the dock is made of: Aluminum = 5 Wood = 7 Recycled plastic material =3 D. What is not allowed here? Fishing =5 Motorized boating =4 Photography =8 SHELL MOUND
E. Who were the Native Americans that lived here in Sanibel?
The Sanibel Indians = number 8
The Calusa Indians = number 6
The Seminole Indians = number 7

F. A prohibited activity on the Shell Mound Trail.
Bringing food or drink on the trail = number 5
The taking of shells = number 7
Photographing the mounds = number 2

No sign, just answer the questions. G. Why is this waterway open to both sides?
It allows the water to flow in and out = number 5
It will keep alligators out of the estuary = number 2
It brings in fresh water to flood the area = number 6

H. Look at the movement of water here. What is the main cause of the water movement?
The wind = number 5
Tides = number 4
The slope of the ground = number 8

Please add your refuge photos to the cache page. We would love to see them.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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