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BLM plans to remove geocaches from lands near Bend - Bend Bulletin

BLM plans to remove geocaches from lands near Bend
Bend Bulletin
As a geocacher for about a decade, Yoleen Faerber of Bend has seen her hobby steadily grow and increase in popularity. ?The game has such immense, just crazy, crazy growth that it can be a problem,? she said. Geocaching is a treasure hunt using a GPS ...

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Prineville BLM seeks removal of geocaches, letterboxes from wilderness, other...

Prineville BLM seeks removal of geocaches, letterboxes from wilderness, other ...
The Oregonian
Semi-permanent stashing of features designed for the outdoor activities of geocaching and letterboxing are targeted for removal from some lands managed by the Prineville District of the Bureau of Land Management. Geocaching and letterboxing are types ...




Editorial: Geocaching just one of many outdoor activities gaining popularity ...

Editorial: Geocaching just one of many outdoor activities gaining popularity
New Bern Sun Journal
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which the participants use a Global Positioning System receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called ?geocaches? or ?caches,? anywhere in the world.




BLM Moves To Restrict Geocaching In Central Oregon - OPB News

BLM Moves To Restrict Geocaching In Central Oregon
OPB News
In Central Oregon, the Bureau of Land Management is putting new restrictions on the outdoor hobby of ?geocaching.? Geocachers, as they're called, navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates in order to find a cache, usually a hidden waterproof ...




Go Play Outside ? Geocaching 101 - GIZORAMA

GIZORAMA

Go Play Outside ? Geocaching 101
GIZORAMA
In celebration of Earth Day, why not turn off the devices and consoles and take part in a more 4D adventure? Geocaching is an outdoor game that employs the use of GPS technology and waypoints to uncover real-world ?treasure?. Lara Croft used GPS ...




Learn to geocache at Carpenter Nature Center on April 27 - Hastings Star Gazette

Learn to geocache at Carpenter Nature Center on April 27
Hastings Star Gazette
Come to Carpenter Nature Center for an afternoon of geocaching fun on Sunday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. We will start with a presentation covering the basics of GPS units and explain the world of geocaching. Then you will get a chance to ...

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Geocaching draws scrutiny of state officials - Jacksonville Daily News

Geocaching draws scrutiny of state officials
Jacksonville Daily News
?If I wasn't geocaching, I would never have explored the game lands,? said Matt Busch, head of the North Carolina Geocachers Association, or NCGEO. ?A local couple from the coastal area placed several hundred caches in close proximity to one another ...




BLM plans to remove geocaches from Badlands - KTVZ

BLM plans to remove geocaches from Badlands
KTVZ
The Bureau of Land Management's Prineville District Office said Friday it will work with the local geocaching community to remove about 84 geocaches located in the Oregon Badlands Wilderness and other wilderness study areas, research natural areas and ...




Scouts earn badges for disability tests and geocaching - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

Scouts earn badges for disability tests and geocaching
Telegraph.co.uk
The raft of new badges also includes one for ?geocaching? ? a modern activity similar to orienteering, which requires those taking part to locate a series of way points, using a smart phone rather than a map and compass. The changes are part of the ...
Be prepared? we're just not sure what for: Baffling new badges from the Scout ...Metro
New scout activity badges unveiled by Scout AssociationBBC News
U.K. Scout Association Launches 'Baffling' New Merit BadgesTheBlaze.com
Daily Mail
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The Word That Won Scrabble's New-Word Contest Is Totally Useless in Scrabble ...

Slate Magazine

The Word That Won Scrabble's New-Word Contest Is Totally Useless in Scrabble
Slate Magazine
When Hasbro last week revealed the 16 finalists in its add-a-word-to-Scrabble contest, devotees of geocaching?the game in which people hunt for hidden treasures using GPS-enabled devices?noticed that geocache was among the contenders.
Scrabble Adds Its First Crowdsourced Word: GeocacheMashable
Here's the First Word to Be Added to the Scrabble Dictionary in 9 YearsTIME

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