Just received this announcement from someone at the City of Austin.
Seems like a fun endeavor for nature-loving folks in Texas -- which I
suspect describes many of us who do geocaching!
Doesn't sound like there is a geocaching component to this, but there
might be time to grab nearby caches while completing the various
I noticed five different regions listed on the webpage, with local
kick-offs at each. Looks like the last date is sometime in July for
-- Vicki / FG2 in FiedoGang
NATURE CHALLENGE 2011
CENTRAL TEXAS "MISSION POSSIBLE" OPENING CEREMONY
SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Zilker Park Hillside Theater
Nature Challenge 2011 Central Texas "Mission Possible" will kick off
this Saturday at Zilker Park. Like the Amazing Race, nature style, the
Nature Challenge program encourages teams of families and friends to
get outdoors and explore beautiful natural spaces close to home.
Participating sites, including the Elisabet Ney Museum, will have
booths/hands on activities. Teams will be able to register on site.
Beginning Saturday, teams can also register online at
www.texasnaturechallenge.com , view the list of participating sites
and download missions to accomplish!