[GeoStL] Re: County parks

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I guess if your getting tired of looking for regular caches you could set
out to find the lost mechanic and picnickers.
That would be more of a challenge because they would keep moving.

-----Original Message-----
From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of GC-RGS
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 11:25 AM
To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [GeoStL] Re: County parks


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Just like finding a Tupperware container, you would think that a picnicker
lost his sandwich or sidedish.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn" <GLNash@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 10:56 AM
Subject: [GeoStL] Re: County parks


> because if you found a toolbox in the woods, you would just think it was
> full of tools from a lost mechanic on a hike?
>
> gln
>
> At 10:37 AM 11/7/2002 -0600, you wrote:
> >I've never seen a clear tool box. Why are they OK if visibility is the
> >real issue?
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Jim Bensman
> >Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 9:53 AM
> >To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [GeoStL] Re: County parks
> >
> >I don't think that is the problem.  I think the problem is you cannot see
> >what is in it.  That is why the IL Dept of Natural Resources indicates
> >they will likely require clear containers.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Dan Eubanks
> >Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 9:07 AM
> >To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [GeoStL] Re: County parks
> >
> >Rich:
> >
> >The problem is you called it an "ammo box." If you would have referred to
> >it as a "water-proof metal container" he most likely would have had no
> >reservations about you using it. Just as some people are uninformed as to
> >what Geocaching is they also know nothing about firearms. Some are
> >frightened by the very mention of guns or ammo. Just because that
> >container at one time had bullets in it gives some people the willies. As
> >you can probably tell I like to use "water-proof metal containers."
> >
> >Dan
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of GC-RGS
> >Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 11:05 AM
> >To: GC-maillist
> >Subject: [GeoStL] County parks
> >
> >Last week I talked to Justin Hirsch who is the events coordinator for St.
> >Louis County Parks. I inquired about any problems placing caches in
county
> >parks and told him I had talked to rangers at two different parks and
they
> >had no problems. He had never heard of Geocaching, but has a GPS, and I
> >explained the process to him and gave him the GC.com website to review.
He
> >said it sounded like a very reasonable use of the park land wanted to
talk
> >it over and would get back with me.
> >
> >I'm working on a cache at one of the parks and talked to the ranger there
> >who knew about geocaching and welcomed the caches in the park. I told him
> >my idea and the final cache would be an ammo box. He had concerns about
> >that and suggested I call Justin for the approval.
> >
> >I just talked to Justin today and he said the county parks would welcome
> >the caches as long as ammo boxes are NOT used. Tupperware, micros, even
> >tool boxes are OK. Then, to my surprise, he suggested conducting a
program
> >in conjunction with the Parks dept. on using a GPS and geocaching for the
> >public. He wondered where they could get enough GPS's for hands on use so
> >that's where I put in a plug for SLAGA and said we would be glad to
> >participate.
> >
> >It would probably be held at Queeny Park since they have the indoor
center
> >and there are several caches already there. He said they are working on
> >their schedules now and would get back to me soon so we could set up
> >something to fit their schedule.
> >
> >Rich
> >
>
><http://promos.hotbar.com/promos/promodll.dll?RunPromo&El=hotbar%5felement%
3bst%3b&SG=&RAND=1>1458f0e6.jpg
> >
>
> ~~~~~~~~
> Glenn
> St. Louis, Mo
>

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