The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four persons is
suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best
friends -- if they're okay, then it's you.
One of the recent cachers at the park was given a cache by a park ranger. The cache handed over to them was the "A Day at Long Pond" container. These folks were on their way home out of state and have tried to contact the cache owner with no results. Anyway, I have been in touch with the folks who have the container (which they would mail to the owner if they would answer their emails) and they have shared this comment and link with me for their home state - interesting!
"Don't know if this will help you build a case in Maine, but I pass it on anyway.
I just learned this since we last communicated. Ga. has a very different attitude towards geocaching it seems. they have their own contest.
all the more reason... I have often given state parks the upper hand. but i have camped at many of them, and not been impressed. have visted pretty much every stat park in maine. although I do enjoy them, I find their goals to be very skewed... I told myself last year, no more camping in state parks, and after seeing this kind of stuff go on, and their attitude towards visitors and geocachers. I don't think I'll be setting foot in a state park in maine for quite a while.... sad.
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
I would love to see our state do something like that .....the kids would love it!!! not to mention a parent or grandparent or two hehe
Hey! Dont forget to submit your suggestions for the Ammo Can! It's your newsletter. Help to make it wonderful!! P.S. I apologize now for the typos and misspellings in my post.
You have to figure with all the extra cachers paying to get into the parks, they have plenty of money for the prizes and extra for the park.
After paying to get into Bradbury state park to cache and the ranger said they didn't have enough money to even provide me with a map, and other problems, I wouldn't cache in another Maine state park myself.
It would be nice to see the state be more open to ideas like Georgia.
I received an odd request regarding a cacher and the Maine State Parks Passport Program. Perhaps I'll tell the story in chat if anyone brings it up, names withheld of course.
Last edited by brdad; 07-18-2010 at 08:11 PM.
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We just completed the AGT (Allegheny Geo Trail) in northern Pennsylvania. You need to find 6 caches in each of 10 counties and stamp your passport at each find. When you present your completed passport, you get a coin for each county and a bonus coin if you completed all 10 counties. The coins are beautiful and the program was a cooperative effort of the local chambers of commerce.
Next year's Geo Woodstock is going to be right smack dab in AGT country. It took us 5 caching days (10-12 hours per day) to complete the whole challenge. *ALL* of the caches we found were ammo cans.
Allegheny Geo Trail
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