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In the event you used our contact us form in the last little while we are sorry to report that we did not get your message.    There was an issue with the submission form which has since been corrected. … Continue reading

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Bear Dispatched by Burlington Police

A bear that was recently spotted in Milton moved South into Burlington.   The bear was seen in a residential area with an elementary school.   It was at this time that the Burlington detachment of the Halton Regional Police were forced … Continue reading

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Bear Sightings in Milton

A bear has been reported in Milton.  This may be a common occurrence North of Toronto it is not so common in the Milton area of Ontario.   Having cached in this area many times it is with interest that … Continue reading

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Beware: Poisonous Parsnip

Who would have thought that Parsnip could be dangerous? A recent article in the Toronto Star points out that Wild Parsnip can cause irritation.   The effects mentioned in the article are similar to those associated with Giant Hog Weed. … Continue reading

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High Winds Affects Trails

Via Grand River Conservation Authority Thunderstorms and high winds that swept across the watershed late Wednesday evening have caused a number of downed trees and branches along the Grand River Rail Trail between Cambridge and Paris. Users are urged to … Continue reading

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10 Benefits of Winter Caching

Here in the Northern latitudes many people choose to stay indoors during the winter.   I encourage those folks that would rather stay warm and cozy indoors to get outside and enjoy some winter caching.  Here 10 things I think are benefits of winter geocaching: Footprints in the snow. Foliage has turned brown but camouflage […]

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Ontario Geocaching in the News

Members of the OGA executive were quoted in a tourism article about Geocaching.  The interviews were held at the BFL Bootcamp pre-launch dinner.   The author writes about her first geocaching experience. You can read the article here: Go On … Continue reading

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Cache Growth in Canada

Its official, summer is over and the cold dreary days of fall are here. But that doesn’t seem to be slowing anyone down. Seeking and placing are both still going strong. And after having a strong hold on the most … Continue reading

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