[GeoStL] Re: Caches screwed into trees?

  • From: Bear Mike <brawnybear@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 21:27:36 -0600

I think it is wrong. There are several ways to use a tree but screwing 
something in should not be one of them. If the tree is dead, then that is a 
different story. 

Mike Griffin
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On Jan 2, 2012, at 7:03 PM, Michael Rogers <mrogers07@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I don't think it would.personally, I have seen a lot worse, but I saw a 
> discussion about this very thing on the GC.com forums and it got me thinking.
> -Michael
> From: Maggie Madonia <letsride94@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> Sent: Monday, January 2, 2012 6:47 PM
> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Caches screwed into trees?
> Would it really hurt a mature tree? I think most if not all birdhouse caches 
> I have seen have been in mature trees.
> Maggie 
> On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 5:46 PM, Michael Rogers <mrogers07@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
> Hi, all...
> I've got something that's been bugging me. There's a series of caches hidden 
> along a trail in my area and a few of them are cache containers that are 
> literally screwed into live trees. I know geocaching has a "leave no trace" 
> guideline when it comes to placements, but is such a case I mention worth 
> getting reviewers in on? What's your thoughts on such hides?
> -Michael

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