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Milestones achieved in September 2008

Congratulations to the following Manitoba MBGA members who have reached milestones during the past month.

MBGA
100
MBGA
200
MBGA
300
MBGA
400
MBGA
600
MBGA
700
MBGA
800
MBGA
900
MBGA
1000
MBGA
1100
MBGA
1500
MBGA
2100
MBGA
2800
MBGA
2900
MBGA
3000
 

If there are any errors or omissions please let us know as we may have inadvertently missed someone.

Hunting Season

Elmer the Hunter

It's that time of year again for Hunting Season. As some of us have a habit of wearing camo-style clothing or at least dark colours, this is not always such a good idea. We share certain woodlots with some people that have a different definition of hunting than we do. It is highly recommend that if you are going to be out in the woods, even if it is just a little bit from the road, that wearing some bright coloured clothing is a safe idea. Trust us, you won't scare the cache away! We have heard stories of hunters being in areas that are do not actually allow hunting, and geocachers running into them while out for a casual walk.

Cacher of the Month - September 2008

burchil

burchil
burchil

  1. When did you start Geocaching?
  2. April 16, 2005. I had known about geocaching for a while but had never gone to find any. My use of GPS receivers was limited to work (biology type stuff) and wilderness travel. Based on my experience I was asked to teach a navigation course including the use of GPS. I figured that geocaching would be something interesting to add since it was quite popular and I thought it would be a good idea for me to go and find a few (5 or 6) so I could speak with some knowledge - I found those few and many more.


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