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Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] NPS / Acadia - Earthcache program

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  • gumbietygress@juno.com
    From our experience -- with Kenai NPS, and the FTF Denali Park Ranger who could NOT get essentially the same cache Russ/Waterweasel managed to get approved
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 22, 2011
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      From our experience -- with Kenai NPS, and the FTF Denali Park Ranger who could NOT get essentially the same cache Russ/Waterweasel managed to get approved approved (Exit Glacier) -- every park is different. So the earth caches would only be as good as the Park Ranger or cacher writing them. Some Park Superintendents 'get it' (like Acadia -- and Denali), others, not so much... though one hopes for momentum in our favor. But I assume (if they're listed through geocaching.com) they'd play out like any earthcache on the geocaching end.
       
      Junior Ranger programs tend to be park specific, as well. [But hopefully the NPS is realizing systematically that earthcaches are Good Things.]
       
      BarbJ - got the approval letter from Kenai file right here, only took a YEAR to get it - Tygress

      ---------- Original Message ----------
      From: "Sean C" <sean_curry@...>
      To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] NPS / Acadia - Earthcache program
      Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 01:14:08 -0000

      Headed to Acadia NP this summer and the family pointed out an Earthcache program put on by the National Park Service.  We've really enjoyed the Junior Ranger Program, but hadn't known about this.

      I was curious if anybody had done an Earthcache series established by the NPS, or the Acadia series in particular?

      http://www.nps.gov/acad/earthcache.htm

      Thanks!

      sec-guy / Sean



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