Thursday, June 21, 2012

A Second New Board Member 2012


A Second New board member joins the Fayette County Conservation Board.


Jack Swanson, Arlington has decided to retired from the board.  We thank Jack for his service to the Fayette County Conservation Board.


Ken McDonough, DVM, Oelwein, has been appointed as the Fayette County Conservation Board new Board Member. We welcome Ken to the Fayette County Conservation Board.


The Fayette County Conservation Board regular monthly board meetings on the Second Tuesday of the Month at 7 PM at the Wildwood Nature Center.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Cache The Treasure's of Fayette County 2012


What: Cache the Treasure's of Fayette County 2012 is an event for individuals, groups, families and more.


Designed for all ages, newbies, season vets, and anyone in between.


When: Saturday, June 16, 2012


Where: Gilbertson Conservation Education Area Campground Shelter House, 1810 Agate Road, Elgin, Iowa 52141


Time: 11 AM - 4:45 PM


Sponsors: Fayette County Tourism and the Fayette County Conservation Board


Schedule:
11 AM - 12 PM
Lunch - Bring you own Lunch [Grills and fire rings are available.]
Sign In
Sign up for door prizes (You must be present to win.)
Talk to other GeoChacher's
Triad and More


12:00 PM
Temporary Caches are available to find.
Send those off who do not need to barrow a GPS.


12:00 PM- 12:15 PM
Check Out GPS to those who need to use one that are not taking the Geo-caching 101 Class. [These will all be pre-loaded.]
Down Load date into GPS for those that need the data.


12:15 - 1:15 PM
Geo-caching 101 Class


1:15 PM
Send those off who have taken the GeoChaching 101 Class.


4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Return to base!
Loaned out GPS must be turned in during this time!
Refreshments will be available.


4:15 - 4:45 PM
Draw for door prizes! (You must be present to win!)


4:45 PM
Free to go explore Fayette County and more!


This Event Cache at the Gilbertson Conservation Education Area has been pre-approved by the Fayette County Conservation Board.


Please remember to CITO!!!!


The temporary caches will now be removed on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.  


The change has been made to allow people to have time to find them over the 4th of July holiday.  Happy Geocaching!!!!


The following caches can be used to log the temporary caches you find.
Some of these were temporary and are now permanent, some have been in the park a while.
Seabiscuit 

Camping is available at the Gilbertson Conservation Education Area.  Gilbertson Conservation Education Area Web Page

A link to the EasyGPS Free GPS Software program: http://easygps.com/


Easy GPS file of all of the temporary caches: https://www.box.com/s/45a99ab3091fea940f6d


Easy GPS file of all of the temporary caches and some of the trail heads: https://www.box.com/s/54ee9f8ab32fc0a76c7f


Geocaching Web Page for the Event: Cache the Treasure's of Fayette County 2012