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13th High Mountain Earth Day CITO Cache In Trash Out® Event

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Hidden : Saturday, 27 April 2019
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Geocache Description:

27 April 2019, 10:00 - 12:00


Event runs from 10 am to noon Saturday April 27th, 2019 Garbage bags and donuts will be provided. everyone who arrives at the event will receive an event button

Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin announced that in the spring of 1970 there would be a nationwide grassroots demonstration on the environment.

Senator Nelson first proposed the nationwide environmental protest to thrust the environment onto the national agenda.” "It was a gamble," he recalls, "but it worked."

Five months before the first April 22 Earth Day, on Sunday,November 30, 1969, The New York Times carried a lengthy article by Gladwin Hill reporting on the rising tide of environmental events: "Rising concern about the environmental crisis is sweeping the nation's campuses with an intensity that may be on its way to eclipsing student discontent over the war in Vietnam...a national day of observance of environmental being planned for next spring...when a nationwide environmental 'teach-in'...coordinated from the office of Senator Gaylord Nelson is planned...."

Views of
New Jersey's
Mountain Preserve
brought to you by your fellow geocachers.

pot of gold

Pot of Gold
signs of life

Signs of life (stayfloopy)
valley of the rocks

Valley of The Rocks (Kber)
The Preserve in Autumn

Dog Friendly (Kber)
Green everywhere!

How Green Is My Valley? MikeOtt)

Spring Time Buds (Dbase)
a clear day

NYC on a clear day (MikeOtt)
foggy view

the mountain encased in fog (Packanack)


Overview (KBer)Views from High Mountain of NYC

Winter can offer unobstructed views for miles

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