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  • Russ Jernigan
    Seriously, I suggest looking at some of mine and Tygress : Track Meet? Nifty Nodules A Tank In The Park Track Meet? Exit Glacier CTU - GIVE THAT GLEN A ROSE!
    Message 1 of 8 , Dec 15, 2012
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      Seriously, I suggest looking at some of mine and Tygress':


      Russ the Waterweasel

      -----Original Message-----
      From: angelikafuller
      Sent: Dec 14, 2012 9:31 PM
      To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Favorite Earthcaches

       

      Hello everyone,

      Today I was asked to help the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge develop some earthcaches. As physical containers are generally prohibited on US Fish and Wildlife Service land, this is a great opportunity for geocachers to earn their smilies and learn about this awesome refuge!

      I've never created an earthcache before, so I wanted some input. We want to do something hands-on and fun as well as educational. What are some of your favorite earthcaches? I could use some inspiration :)

      Cheers,

      Bicycle_Junkie
      Angelika

      
      
    • arnaud.geo
      Angelika, One of the key aspect to understand is that an Earthcache is about *geology*, not biology. You can talk about the biology if it relates to the
      Message 2 of 8 , Dec 15, 2012
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        Angelika,

        One of the key aspect to understand is that an Earthcache is about *geology*, not biology. You can talk about the biology if it relates to the geology.

        So in the Wildlife Refuge, you will need to focus on the geological features of the park first.

        Ideally, you want to find some measurable items for the verification questions.

        I would be happy to give you feedback on specific ideas before you spend too much time writing the description.

        Arnaud - SoaringEagle.

        --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "angelikafuller" <angelika.fuller@...> wrote:
        >
        > Hello everyone,
        >
        > Today I was asked to help the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge develop some earthcaches. As physical containers are generally prohibited on US Fish and Wildlife Service land, this is a great opportunity for geocachers to earn their smilies and learn about this awesome refuge!
        >
        > I've never created an earthcache before, so I wanted some input. We want to do something hands-on and fun as well as educational. What are some of your favorite earthcaches? I could use some inspiration :)
        >
        > Cheers,
        >
        > Bicycle_Junkie
        > Angelika
        >
      • gumbietygress@juno.com
        RussJ/Waterweasel writes the best earthcaches I ve ever done. And that s not just being partial.Track Meet? is a LOT of fun to do ... especially the inventive
        Message 3 of 8 , Dec 15, 2012
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          RussJ/Waterweasel writes the best earthcaches I've ever done. And that's not just being partial.
          Track Meet? is a LOT of fun to do ... especially the inventive ways people have measured the strides (in GPS units, paper, etc.)
          Take a look at his ... and, remember, he's a professional Geologist as well as past professor -- I'm sure he could also pitch in on content.
           
          BarbJ =mine are more PhD level questions, I'm told=Tygress


          ---------- Original Message ----------
          From: "arnaud.geo" <soaringeagle@...>
          To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
          Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Favorite Earthcaches
          Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 19:40:43 -0000

          Angelika,

          One of the key aspect to understand is that an Earthcache is about *geology*, not biology.  You can talk about the biology if it relates to the geology.

          So in the Wildlife Refuge, you will need to focus on the geological features of the park first.

          Ideally, you want to find some measurable items for the verification questions.

          I would be happy to give you feedback on specific ideas before you spend too much time writing the description.

          Arnaud - SoaringEagle.

          --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "angelikafuller" <angelika.fuller@...> wrote:
          >
          > Hello everyone,
          >
          > Today I was asked to help the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge develop some earthcaches.  As physical containers are generally prohibited on US Fish and Wildlife Service land, this is a great opportunity for geocachers to earn their smilies and learn about this awesome refuge!  
          >
          > I've never created an earthcache before, so I wanted some input.  We want to do something hands-on and fun as well as educational.  What are some of your favorite earthcaches?  I could use some inspiration :)
          >
          > Cheers,
          >
          > Bicycle_Junkie
          > Angelika
          >




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        • J Crozier
          Hi Jay! For the Limestone Manifold, you need a thermometer. Most people don t know that there is a permanent pool thermometer that you can use. Find it tied
          Message 4 of 8 , Dec 16, 2012
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            Hi Jay!
            For the Limestone Manifold, you need a thermometer.  Most people don't know that there is a permanent pool thermometer that you can use.  Find it tied to the leg of the lifeguard chair at the bottom of the stairs coming down from the ticket booth.  
            Have fun!
            Julie
            Mrs. Captain Picard


            On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Jay Bingham <binghamjc@...> wrote:
             

            For hands on I am going to have to say that GC1RZM5 - Track Meet? would have to be my favorite. I have not done it yet, but GC17XNX - The Limestone Manifold at Barton Springs that is pretty hands on as well and requires some tools.

             

            --| Jay /\ Bing-GTX
            |+| Georgetown, TX USA
            |-- “What you see depends mainly on what you are looking for.”

             


            From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of angelikafuller
            Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 9:31 PM
            To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
            Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Favorite Earthcaches

             

             

            Hello everyone,

            Today I was asked to help the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge develop some earthcaches. As physical containers are generally prohibited on US Fish and Wildlife Service land, this is a great opportunity for geocachers to earn their smilies and learn about this awesome refuge!

            I've never created an earthcache before, so I wanted some input. We want to do something hands-on and fun as well as educational. What are some of your favorite earthcaches? I could use some inspiration :)

            Cheers,

            Bicycle_Junkie
            Angelika


          • Jay Bingham
            Julie you are a fountain of knowledge. I just wish that I had known that when I was down there a couple of years ago with my family. --| Jay / Bing-GTX ...
            Message 5 of 8 , Dec 16, 2012
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              Julie you are a fountain of knowledge. I just wish that I had known that when I was down there a couple of years ago with my family.

               

              --| Jay /\ Bing-GTX
              |+| Georgetown , TX USA
              |-- “What you see depends mainly on what you are looking for.”

               


              From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com [mailto: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of J Crozier
              Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2012 9:21 AM
              To: Central Texas Geocachers
              Subject: Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Favorite Earthcaches

               

               

              Hi Jay!

              For the Limestone Manifold, you need a thermometer.  Most people don't know that there is a permanent pool thermometer that you can use.  Find it tied to the leg of the lifeguard chair at the bottom of the stairs coming down from the ticket booth.  

              Have fun!

              Julie

              Mrs. Captain Picard

               

              On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Jay Bingham <binghamjc@...> wrote:

               

              For hands on I am going to have to say that GC1RZM5 - Track Meet? would have to be my favorite. I have not done it yet, but GC17XNX - The Limestone Manifold at Barton Springs that is pretty hands on as well and requires some tools.

               

              --| Jay /\ Bing-GTX
              |+| Georgetown , TX USA
              |-- “What you see depends mainly on what you are looking for.”

               


              From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of angelikafuller
              Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 9:31 PM
              To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
              Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Favorite Earthcaches

               

               

              Hello everyone,

              Today I was asked to help the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge develop some earthcaches. As physical containers are generally prohibited on US Fish and Wildlife Service land, this is a great opportunity for geocachers to earn their smilies and learn about this awesome refuge!

              I've never created an earthcache before, so I wanted some input. We want to do something hands-on and fun as well as educational. What are some of your favorite earthcaches? I could use some inspiration :)

              Cheers,

              Bicycle_Junkie
              Angelika

               

            • angelikafuller
              Thanks everyone for the feedback! Angelika/Bicycle_Junkie
              Message 6 of 8 , Dec 19, 2012
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                Thanks everyone for the feedback!

                Angelika/Bicycle_Junkie

                --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "gumbietygress@..." <gumbietygress@...> wrote:
                >
                > RussJ/Waterweasel writes the best earthcaches I've ever done. And that's not just being partial.Track Meet? is a LOT of fun to do ... especially the inventive ways people have measured the strides (in GPS units, paper, etc.)Take a look at his ... and, remember, he's a professional Geologist as well as past professor -- I'm sure he could also pitch in on content. BarbJ =mine are more PhD level questions, I'm told=Tygress
                >
                > ---------- Original Message ----------
                > From: "arnaud.geo" <soaringeagle@...>
                > To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
                > Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Favorite Earthcaches
                > Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 19:40:43 -0000
                >
                > Angelika,
                >
                > One of the key aspect to understand is that an Earthcache is about *geology*, not biology. You can talk about the biology if it relates to the geology.
                >
                > So in the Wildlife Refuge, you will need to focus on the geological features of the park first.
                >
                > Ideally, you want to find some measurable items for the verification questions.
                >
                > I would be happy to give you feedback on specific ideas before you spend too much time writing the description.
                >
                > Arnaud - SoaringEagle.
                >
                > --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "angelikafuller" <angelika.fuller@> wrote:
                > >
                > > Hello everyone,
                > >
                > > Today I was asked to help the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge develop some earthcaches. As physical containers are generally prohibited on US Fish and Wildlife Service land, this is a great opportunity for geocachers to earn their smilies and learn about this awesome refuge!
                > >
                > > I've never created an earthcache before, so I wanted some input. We want to do something hands-on and fun as well as educational. What are some of your favorite earthcaches? I could use some inspiration :)
                > >
                > > Cheers,
                > >
                > > Bicycle_Junkie
                > > Angelika
                > >
                >
                >
                >
                >
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