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Crosswinds Marsh Meanderings 2017

This web site will serve as the base for the new Geocaches and events being held at the Crosswinds Marsh Wetland Interpretive Preserve during 2017.


As plans are developed they will be announced on this page and then links to event pages and new Geocaches will provided here.  

Event Dates

Naturefest  May 20th Event and new Geocaches
CITO with Canoes July 8th and new Geocaches
Hobby Day August 12 Event and new Geocaches





Crosswinds Marsh Naturefest 2017 Geocache Event
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Crosswinds Marsh Canoe CITO 2017 Geocache Event
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Crosswinds Hobby Day 2017 Geocache Event 
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The Crosswinds Marsh Activities Series
For the third year in a row we have collaborated with the interpretative staff of the preserve to create a series to highlight features of the Marsh. This year's theme is the Activities Programs available here. We call it the CMA17
series.  A special PathTag is available for those that complete the series of twelve Geocaches. In the cover of each cache there is a 4 digit code that must be submitted to be eligible to receive the PathTag.

Here is a link to a list of the CMA17 series that
includes direct link to all 12 Geocaches.




2018

Crosswinds Marsh Meanderings 2018
Plans are underway for Geocaching activities in the Marsh during 2018. Click HERE for the link to the anchor page for these events.


Crosswinds Marsh Naturefest 2017 Geocache Event

The Geocache Event which is scheduled in association with the Naturefest which will be held on May 20. The event now has its Geocache Event cache page published as GC70VDF. Follow the link to the Event Page and learn about the event schedule and activities. This limited edition PathTag will be given to each registered Geocacher in attendance.


There will be 19 new Geocaches launched at the event. 











Crosswinds Marsh - Canoe CITO 2017  GC7559X
 
Come help show your appreciation for the park's support of geocaching by helping to spruce up the marsh.

There will be CITO opportunities on land or jump into one of the park's provided canoes to reach some of the more remote areas of the marsh. Volunteers will receive a Limited edition PathTag and be entered into the FTF drawing for the new caches publishing that day.  The event will 
end at 2:30 PM, 

Two new Geocaches were launched at the event!




Crosswinds Hobby Day Geocache Event GC78P3P

"Hobby Day is all about trying something new! Whether you are a die hard hobby enthusiast or someone who just wants to try something new, this program is for you! Experts will be on hand to answer questions and help you get started in a new hobby.  Activities include hiking, photography, horseshoes, fishing and more.  Fishing poles and bait are provided for the fishing portion."

The Geocaching Event: will run from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM. It will include new "lock & lock" style caches, (including a new series of caches with a 'commemorative collectible' for those that complete the series of twelve), a FTF raffle, Trackables table, bags for CITO and a potluck picnic lunch. (Please bring a dish to pass -- hot dogs provided by your hosts). 

Here are links to the new Geocaches published at this event

 


Crosswinds Marsh Rules

No fires
No bikes / ATVs / personal watercraft
No swimming or ice fishing
Dogs must be leashed
No alcohol or illegal substances
No camping
Fishing in designated areas only
Collecting of plants & animals prohibited
Park only at N 42 05.744  W 83  26.552

All Geocachers must follow the above rules



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