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Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to ensuring the long and healthy survival of Saskatchewan’s wildlife.  The geocaching program run by the SWF is aimed at giving people a little extra incentive to visit the wonderful habitat and wild places that exist across the Province of Saskatchewan. The SWF currently hosts 10 geocaches on lands maintained [...]

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City of Flin Flon

Flin Flon is a northern mining city which straddles the border between Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Set in a beautiful vacation land on the edge of the Precambrian Shield, the area is notable for its distinctive greenish, fine-grained stone - greenstone, the fact that it is named after a fictional character Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin (or Flinty, [...]

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Private Geocoin Collection for Sale

We all know in life, things don’t always go as planned. Often, it is various collections we have that are the first things to go when necessary. For the sellers, it is often difficult but for the buyers, it is hard to contain the excitement of the prospect of owning something new. If you collect geocoins, this may [...]

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Prairie Winds Adventure Trail

The Prairie Winds Adventure Trail consists of 52 caches in southern Alberta, between Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, and south to the U.S. border.  This series of geocaches will take you to such places as Red Rock Canyon (where you can find an earthcache), museums (the Etizcom Museum and the Galt Museum in Lethbridge), and to Milk [...]

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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Couldn’t be easier, or more beautiful! Head out to the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site, enjoy the breathtaking views and the rich heritage, and pick up your trackable geocoin at the gift shop before you leave. Photo Courtesy of the HSIBJ Staff via Facebook PageIn 1981, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated Head-Smashed-In [...]

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Review: Geocaching Intro App for Android

My husband and I frequently teach introductory geocaching courses, mentor new geocachers and field numerous geocaching related questions. Even when we are not leading a geocaching class, we both enjoy helping out for the hands-on part.   Therefore, we often wondered how user-friendly the introductory geocaching app was that Groundspeak introduced a while back for iPhone.  Unfortunately, [...]

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Re-Blog: 10 things you didn’t know about Geocaching.com

I came across this interesting article written by GeoCass UK Geocaching on her blog (http://geocass.wordpress.com/) and wanted to share, so if you haven't already read this, take a look. 10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW... 

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Standing between cache and trash, is good geocache maintenance

Standing between cache and trash, is good maintenance. Hopefully, spring is in the forecast for most areas soon. It is time for the fair weather cachers to come out of hiding and get ready for a summer full of finds. It is also time for geocache owners to check on their geocaches and plan to tackle spring maintenance . Placing the geocache [...]

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What Vehicle Trackable Is Best For You?

Sometimes at a geocache, you pull up behind a vehicle and know it is a fellow cacher - at least once you spot the trackable on their vehicle. If you have ever been to a geocaching event, you probably noticed many of the vehicles in the parking lot had a trackable of some sort on it. [...]

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Pub Night Trivia at the Rose and Crown

We have hosted a few pub nights in Calgary, and tonight may have been our favourite yet (http://coord.info/GC4YXTE). There were plenty of prizes to give away, some we brought and some were generously donated by Gold Country Geo-Tourism (click the image at the bottom for more information on Gold Country). Thus, we decided to try something [...]

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