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How to get an EarthCache published

https://www.geosociety.org/GSA/fieldexp/EarthCache/guidelines/home.aspx 1. EarthCaches must provide an earth science lesson. 2. EarthCaches must be educational. They should provide accurate but non-technical explanations of what visitors will experience at the site. The cache page, including the description and logging tasks, must assume only a basic knowledge of geology. 3. EarthCaches must highlight a unique feature. EarthCaches that duplicate existing EarthCaches or related sites may be rejected. EarthCaches must ...

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NYC event!

https://coord.info/GC9CHKA Join me for an short meet and greet event in Central Park near W 103rd Street! I will be visiting NYC for a few days and would love to see some local geocachers. It goes without saying that we are still in a pandemic; if you are not fully vaccinated, please wear a face mask properly covering your nose ...

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WInter Geocaching

Attributes communicate what to expect at a cache location. Cache owners may identify attributes before submitting a cache listing for review. Identified attributes will appear on the right side of a cache listing page. Premium Members can use the Pocket Query feature to search for caches with particular attributes. Geocaching > Getting Started with Geocaching > Attributes One attribute you ...

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Geocaching for homeschoolers

Looking for ways to keep your kids engaged in your back to school plans? Well, you’re in luck! Geocaching is a great way to give kids hands-on experience with science, writing, physical education, reading comprehension, and even fine motor skills. Here are some fun and unique ways you can get back to school geocaching style. Let’s get ready to make ...

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New kind of souvenir challenge

Introducing a brand new kind of souvenir challenge. Starting December 11, get ready for a three week challenge of geocaching two times per week to earn one special souvenir! It’s the final countdown to 2020 so finish the year strong! The sooner you start, the more likely you’ll be to succeed. Are you ready? It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! 3 weeks: December 11, 2019 ...

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Geocachers of Long Island (GoLI): Inaugural Event!

The Geocachers of Long Island (GoLI) held their Inaugural event and it was a huge success. Over 100 cachers, family and friends attended the event on a beautiful day at Eisenhower Park.   The event brought out Geocachers and former Geocachers who want to get back into the hobby. Prior to attending the event 14 new Geocaches and an Adventure Lab ...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trackable Giveaway!

        Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trackable Giveaway! Lackeys Shmellis and Mamabear from the Partnerships and Promotions team are visiting NYC from Geocaching HQ for the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles partnership. Pick up a lackey tag, a Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trackable AND free pizza. This event is sponsored by Nickelodeon. Cowabunga! The legendary half-shell heroes have ...

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