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ArkGeo_Board
01-10-2010, 11:50 AM
The Board is excited to announce a new opportunity that has come our way!

The ParkCache series has been a great success for the Arkansas State Parks (ASP) and for geocaching in Arkansas. However, due to problems with some of the ParkCaches, such as poor coordinates or being missing or in bad shape, the image of the State Parks and geocaching in Arkansas could be tainted. To address this problem, ASP was approached about allowing ArkGeo to partner with the State Parks on maintenance of the caches, on a volunteer basis. ASP was agreeable to this. The proposal was discussed at the ArkGeo Board meeting on Friday, January 8, and the Board unanimously approved a motion to enter into a ParkCache maintenance relationship with the State Parks.

There are still some details and questions that will need to be addressed with ASP, but they have agreed to allow us to maintain the ParkCaches in all 52 State Parks. The only cache they will continue to maintain is the bonus ParkCache, The Grand Finale. If you wish to volunteer to maintain one or more ParkCaches in your local area, please note here in this Forum thread which Parks you are volunteering for. Or send an email to Old River Runner (oldriverrunner@hotmail.com), who has volunteered to coordinate this effort.

This partnership allows ArkGeo an excellent community relationship opportunity. Furthermore, it aligns with ArkGeo’s Vision statement, which states:
Arkansas Geocachers Association exists for the purposes of promoting and improving geocaching in Arkansas. Through education and by example, we are committed to the idea of utilizing this challenging, fulfilling, and family-friendly activity as a means by which we will engage in the conservation of the natural, unspoiled landscapes of the state of Arkansas by encouraging members to maintain the highest level of respect for parks, trails, and other areas in which geocaching may be conducted.
Please help your Association be successful in this undertaking!

For the current list of volunteers, go to this document (http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AoZqCvXkh6UudEdNbFBhQ0J3eVRiX0pGcUE5cEEtN EE&hl=en).

edieo
01-10-2010, 01:21 PM
I'll volunteer for Mt .Nebo and Mount Magazine

bluesybreeze
01-10-2010, 01:28 PM
I'll volunteer for Petit Jean State Park.

Ashallond
01-10-2010, 02:29 PM
I'll take Lake Fort Smith.

flannelman
01-10-2010, 05:23 PM
I can take Jenken's Ferry since I have family and property in the area. I am over there at least once a month but sometimes as often as once a week.

grzz51
01-10-2010, 06:59 PM
I can do the Delta Heritage Trail, Louisiana Purchase & Mississippi River State Parks. They are all close by and I pass them frequently. :D

grzz51
01-10-2010, 07:36 PM
QUESTION........... When do we start maintenance checks on the ParkCaches we volunteered for? And what else will it entail?

OldRiverRunner
01-10-2010, 07:45 PM
QUESTION........... When do we start maintenance checks on the ParkCaches we volunteered for? And what else will it entail?
Wait until I give you the green light. I need to talk with Joe Jacobs at the ASP, get a few questions answered, and then we could get started. I emailed Joe today to let him know the good news. He replied that he had spoken to the parks director the other day and that he liked the idea. He also said that they would like to have everyone who volunteers to fill out a volunteer form and log the hours they spend on it. I'm not sure how often this form would need to be turned in, but that's one of the things I need to cover with him this week or next. I would hope that things could be worked through within 2 weeks.

One other thing - I'm putting together a list of the parks and who is volunteering for each park. I need everyone's real name, your geocaching handle (if different than what you use here), and your email address. Please email this information to me at oldriverrunner@hotmail.com. I have this information for everyone who has already responded to this thread except for grzz51, so you don't need to send me the information. However, grzz51, I need your information. I don't see you listed as a voting member, although it looks like your wife is (mz_grzz). Send me an email (or register as a voting member! :D Thanks!

grzz51
01-10-2010, 07:53 PM
Tell Joe that the ones of us who suffered the joys, pains, and sometimes indignities involved in completing the ParkCache series are still waiting to have a reunion so we can relate all the tall tales we can fabricate. :lol:

OldRiverRunner
01-10-2010, 08:09 PM
I have this information for everyone who has already responded to this thread except for grzz51, so you don't need to send me the information. However, grzz51, I need your information. I don't see you listed as a voting member, although it looks like your wife is (mz_grzz). Send me an email (or register as a voting member! :D Thanks!
Sorry! :oops: I just found your information, grzz51! Looks like you've been registered since 2006! But what I said still applies to future volunteers!

grzz51
01-10-2010, 08:24 PM
No problem......... I like to run just under the radar...... get in less trouble that way 8)

OldRiverRunner
01-10-2010, 08:36 PM
I've added a link to the original posting by the Board, to show the list of volunteers. This way, everyone can see who has what. We probably should also have volunteers for backup in case the main volunteer has an issue and can't do the maintenance for some reason or other. Let me know if anything is incorrect. Note that I have left the email address information off, for privacy reasons. I will be supplying this information to the State Parks, though, in case they need to get in touch with someone about a particular park.

Nukeworker
01-10-2010, 08:38 PM
Racquetball Girl and I would love to volunteer to take over the maintenance of Lake Dardanelle State Park, Nukeworker

arkfiremedic
01-10-2010, 08:46 PM
2ter and I would happily volunteer for South Arkansas Arboretum and Museum of Natural Resources.

idratherbehiking
01-10-2010, 09:17 PM
I guess since I got beat to all the ones close by I will have to offer my services as a backup for Lake Dardanelle, Mt Nebo, Petit Jean, or Mt Magazine. These are the only ones within a reasonable distance from a maintenance standpoint.

flannelman
01-11-2010, 07:44 PM
I could also take care of Lake Ouachita if no one else from the area wants to.

flannelman
01-11-2010, 07:47 PM
I just looked at the list so I'll go for backup on LOSP.

MathSeeker
01-13-2010, 06:51 AM
I will be glad to take care Pinnacle Mountain, Plantation Agricultural Museum, and Toltec Mounds.

idratherbehiking
01-19-2010, 01:12 AM
Well, since we just found the one at Hobbs State Park, I know where it is I will volunteer to watch that one. How often does it need checking?

This is a post from the Northwest Arkansas cachers forum that I figured needed to be posted here. Glad to see we are getting participation from there.

pshelto
01-19-2010, 12:03 PM
Email sent. I can take Moro Bay and Poison Springs parks for a few months.

OldRiverRunner
01-19-2010, 08:17 PM
Well, since we just found the one at Hobbs State Park, I know where it is I will volunteer to watch that one. How often does it need checking?

This is a post from the Northwest Arkansas cachers forum that I figured needed to be posted here. Glad to see we are getting participation from there.
I would love to get them involved, but I will need more information than a website logon name to get them signed up. Please have them send me an email with their real name, geocaching name, and email address. Thanks. -- ORR

Ashallond
01-19-2010, 10:21 PM
I posted the original note over there about looking to help since I had a hunch they could help with Hobbs, Prairie Grove and that other one near Hobbs I haven't done yet. I'll send a note for arkienana to contact you.

OldRiverRunner
01-23-2010, 09:53 AM
I've drafted some general guidelines for the ParkCache maintenance program and forwarded them to Joe Jacobs at the Arkansas State Parks for review and comment. The ArkGeo Board also has a copy for review and comment. I have scheduled a phone call with Joe for Monday (Jan. 25) to go over them. I hope to get this information distributed to all the volunteers soon thereafter, and post a link to the guidelines on this forum thread.

For your information, we now have 27 parks with volunteers! Thanks to all who have volunteered your service! That leaves 25 state parks without volunteers, so there's still plenty of opportunity to serve your state and your hobby.

astrodav
02-09-2010, 08:43 PM
All the close ones are spoken for....both positions on each. But I visit the VA at the Rock at least twice a month, sometimes every week. Pinnacle has both of them filled, but Plantation & Toltec don't.

I can be a back-up on those 2 if needed, or at least until another local volunteers.

likestocanoe
02-11-2010, 11:58 AM
Flannelman, we would be glad to take Lake Ouachita State Park since you have volunteered for another location... Just let us know?

flannelman
02-11-2010, 05:46 PM
Either way is fine with me. I think QC has LOSP and I was going to be a backup. If you want it then go for it!

grzz51
03-05-2010, 05:22 PM
Old River Runner, what's the latest on the ParkCache status?

flannelman
03-09-2010, 06:49 PM
Kinda wonderin bout that myself.

OldRiverRunner
03-10-2010, 07:04 PM
I contacted Joe Jacobs a few weeks back and he had not yet looked at the draft guidelines, nor gotten the approval of the Parks Director. Since it was the second time I had asked about the status, I thought I would let it go for a while before I contacted him again. But, frankly :oops: , time has slipped up on me. So I will send him an email tonight and see if he has made any progress. Thanks for asking, though! :D

By the way, we still need lots of volunteers. There are a total of 23 parks which don't have primary volunteers (2 have a backup volunteer). Of these 23 parks, 10 are in the northeast quadrant of the state, 4 are in the southeast quadrant, and the remaining 9 are in the southwest quadrant. So if you are a geocacher living in any of those areas, please consider volunteering for at least one of the parks. Your help is needed!

For the current list of parks without volunteers, go to this document (http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AoZqCvXkh6UudEdNbFBhQ0J3eVRiX0pGcUE5cEEtN EE&hl=en).

Old River Runner

TheRascals
03-10-2010, 09:11 PM
By the way, we still need lots of volunteers. There are a total of 23 parks which don't have primary volunteers (2 have a backup volunteer). Of these 23 parks, 10 are in the northeast quadrant of the state, 4 are in the southeast quadrant, and the remaining 9 are in the southwest quadrant. So if you are a geocacher living in any of those areas, please consider volunteering for at least one of the parks. Your help is needed!


I did not see Old Washington on the list but I can take that one too.

OldRiverRunner
03-10-2010, 09:30 PM
I did not see Old Washington on the list but I can take that one too.
It's there! It's listed as Historic Washington. Send me an email (oldriverrunner@hotmail.com) with your real name, geocaching name, and email address, and I'll add you to the list. Thanks for volunteering!

ORR

Woodwalker9
03-24-2010, 06:46 AM
I will be backup for mathseeker on Plantation Agricultural Museum, and Toltec Mounds

Jffok
03-24-2010, 04:55 PM
I sent two different emails volunteering to be back up on
Lake Fort Smith State Park

and
Devil's Den State Park

Apparently the emails never made the right mailbox as I did not get put on the list. I am fairly close to this two parks and will be glad to help with them when needed.

OldRiverRunner
03-24-2010, 10:30 PM
I sent two different emails volunteering to be back up on
Lake Fort Smith State Park

and
Devil's Den State Park

Apparently the emails never made the right mailbox as I did not get put on the list. I am fairly close to this two parks and will be glad to help with them when needed.
Judy, I never got the emails. I'll add you to the list. If I need any information, I'll get back to you.

Pat, I'll add you also. Thanks to both of you for your service!

I'm still waiting to hear something back from the State Parks. They know we're waiting.

OldRiverRunner
04-12-2010, 03:40 PM
UPDATE: I received an email from the State Parks (Joe Jacobs) today. The parks director is reviewing the proposed maintenance agreement today. It is expected to be finalized and mailed out to ArkGeo soon for an officer's signature. I'm having them mail it to Woodwalker9 since he is the President. Hopefully, we will get things rolling within another week or two!

We still need volunteers for several parks. Check the list. If you can help out, please volunteer!

topkitty98
04-12-2010, 08:13 PM
Hey Frank,

I can do backup on Wooly Hollow and Parkin.

Beth

photojunky
04-12-2010, 08:17 PM
I can volunteer for Mammoth Spring SP and Ozark Folk Ctr SP.
John Auvil, photojunky, photojunky5@gmail.com. Will also have help from cliffmonkey (was lordzodica).

OldRiverRunner
04-13-2010, 02:35 PM
Topkitty & Photojunky,

I've added you both to the list. Thanks for your service!

ORR

OldRiverRunner
04-24-2010, 02:19 AM
Good News!

The Arkansas State Parks (ASP) and ArkGeo have signed an agreement for maintenance of the ParkCaches.

http://img.geocaching.com/user/be55174f-d71f-4068-b109-8a12580f0aa6.jpg
http://img.geocaching.com/user/b7511579-070e-4181-8f87-c23871e91516.jpg
http://img.geocaching.com/user/e499c1b5-9d7f-4a64-92d1-7dd8c680be8d.jpg

Please note that we still have 19 ParkCaches without a volunteer. (See Volunteer List (http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AoZqCvXkh6UudEdNbFBhQ0J3eVRiX0pGcUE5cEEtN EE&hl=en))

If you haven't volunteered, please do so. Just email me at oldriverrunner@hotmail.com and provide your real name, geocaching name, and which park you are volunteering for.

If you have volunteered already, please help me recruit other volunteers from your geocaching friends.

Let's make this partnership a SUCCESS for geocaching in Arkansas!

OK. Let's get going!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!

Old River Runner

TinmanJones
04-24-2010, 06:52 AM
ORR, I will volunteer to take the ParkCache in Logoly State Park!

arkfiremedic
04-24-2010, 07:57 AM
I have been in contact this morning with the Superintendent from both of my parks. Thanks to all who had a part in this to help ensure the ParkCache program continues for years and that others can have as much fun as 2ter and I had completing the challenge.

OldRiverRunner
04-24-2010, 03:46 PM
ORR, I will volunteer to take the ParkCache in Logoly State Park!

You've been added, Tinman. Thanks for volunteering!

ORR

astrodav
04-24-2010, 07:50 PM
I'll take Wilhelmina, at least until if one of the Waldron/Mena area cachers says they want it. I've cached in that area & this will give me an excuse to extend my Hwy28 route out to Hwy71 .... + color in all of the map over in that area & some in Oklahoma.

OldRiverRunner
04-25-2010, 03:19 PM
Astrodav, please email me at oldriverrunner@hotmail.com. Please provide your real name and geocaching name. I will get your email address off your email.

For all, if you want to volunteer, please send me an email in addition to (or instead of) posting a comment in the forums. Please provide your real name and geocaching name. I will get your email address off your email. Posting a comment to this forum is good to let me know you are interested, but it does not provide me with the contact information that I need to coordinate this activity. Thanks for your cooperation and willingness to serve.

Old River Runner

TinmanJones
04-25-2010, 06:59 PM
I, along with my son Juan Pablo, went and found the cache Ive chosen to maintain, today! (Logoly State Park GC1DT1P)
What a great hike we had! A perfect day for it!

Had a great meeting with one of the rangers at the park as well as the park superintendent!

Thank you ORR for the opportunity to volunteer for this! It makes me proud to be able to help maintain such a cool part of the ParkCache series!

astrodav
04-25-2010, 08:23 PM
I hinted at a friend in Springdale that it would be nice if NWAC & ArkGeo could possibly start working a bit closer on stuff like this. I noticed that several of the ParkCaches up there are missing secondaries .... and even Wilhelmina is quite a drive for me. But that last part doesn't matter for now.

Bull Shoals is sorta on the east border of their general territory & has NO volunteer yet. I'm not sure exactly how active he is up there in the association, although he is an active cacher. But I'll let you know if I hear anything.

grzz51
04-25-2010, 09:17 PM
Great! As soon as I get recovered from the Wild Hog MusicFest I'll go by the local Parks office and introduce myself. :D

astrodav
04-25-2010, 09:38 PM
Hogs make music? :?:


O.K....nobody scream Off-Topic. I just couldn't help meself. :lol:

OldRiverRunner
04-25-2010, 11:03 PM
I hinted at a friend in Springdale that it would be nice if NWAC & ArkGeo could possibly start working a bit closer on stuff like this.
Already done. I posted a request for help on the NWAC forums back in January or February and got several cachers from that region to volunteer. They responded very quickly, in fact.

photojunky
04-26-2010, 10:17 PM
Until someone closer can pick this up I can get the Bull Shoals/ White River SP.

astrodav
04-27-2010, 01:52 AM
If the board wants me to, I'd gladly scan the maps around the remaining parks which have neither a Primary or Secondary. Then contact 2 or 3 of the most active cachers in those areas, to see if they might be interested in coming over here & seeing if they would like to volunteer.

There's a large percentage of very active cachers who don't frequent this site, so might not even be aware of this project. Doing this might get our volunteer-list filled up, & might gain ArkGeo a few more members too.

Doesn't matter a bit to me. But I won't do it without some type of approval from the board.

photojunky
05-04-2010, 05:40 PM
Lake Chicot SP cache is up and running again. I took an ammo can w/SWAG and TB's/Coins down this morning and with the park superintendent, Ocie Hunter, watched as maintenance bolted down the can so it couldn't be muggled again. I hope that someone from SE Arkansas will take primary on this park, I was warmly greeted and assured that his park was very supportive of the caching community. Come on folks, these state parks are great locations for our caches and you only have to check on them 3 or 4 times a year. We still have park caches not being covered, volunteer.

Woodwalker9
05-12-2010, 06:20 AM
Mathseeker and I traveled to the Plantation Agriculture Museum and to Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park Saturday to introduce ourselves and to check on the caches there. Even though neither Park's superintendent was there, we did have the opportunity to meet the staff and checked on the caches. They are both in great shape and ready to be found.

Nukeworker
05-12-2010, 01:51 PM
Nukeworker and I stopped in at Lake Dardanelle State Park last week and met the superintendent along with his staff that keeps an eye on the park's geocaches. We had a wonderful visit and thanked them for supporting geocaching. The cache was in great shape, so we only added a little more swag. It's ready to be found. Happy hunting, NW & RBG

edieo
05-13-2010, 03:22 AM
I have met the superintendent at both Mount Nebo and Mount Magazine and introduce myself and we had a great visit and all is well with both caches.

cachemates
07-09-2010, 03:20 PM
Went today to check on the State park cache! I replaced the small plastic jar with an ammo can. I placed the needed numbers in a baggie with the logbook. It is in good shape. Went to the visitor center and told the Park Ranger what was done. She was not aware about Ark Geo doing maintainence but was very pleased.

JodyC_GoHogs
12-17-2010, 04:52 PM
For those who are monitoring this stream... Hobbs State Park cache (GC1CYWB) is currently disabled.

December 7 by Arkansas State Parks: I am temporarily disabling this cache due to safety concerns of hunting season. We plan to move the cache to a better year-round location. Thanks for your patience.

Ashallond
12-17-2010, 07:58 PM
The spot where it was was really nice, but it was such a relatively long hike unless you went off trail.

Will be interesting to see where they move it to.

captaincooder
12-17-2010, 08:14 PM
Aw shucks. That was one of the few I had left to complete. Not that I have to have it right now, but Big Bureaucracy is rarely in a hurry. They will take months. Archery season isn't even over until mid-February, and then there's the onslaught of turkey hunters in the spring.

OldRiverRunner
12-17-2010, 09:34 PM
I have emailed the volunteer for that ParkCache to ask them to assist in the relocation of the cache. Hopefully, this will move things along more quickly.

captaincooder
12-18-2010, 05:50 AM
Thanks, ORR! :)

OldRiverRunner
02-09-2011, 10:37 AM
The volunteer for Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area just notified me that he had to resign. If anyone else is willing to pick this one up, please contact me by email at oldriverrunner@hotmail.com.

Also, we are still needing volunteers for the following parks:

Bull Shoals White River State Park
Conway Cemetery State Park
Crowley's Ridge State Park
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
Herman Davis State Park
Jacksonport State Park
Lake Frierson State Park

Please contact me if you are willing to be a volunteer.

Old River Runner

OldRiverRunner
02-25-2011, 06:41 AM
The volunteer for Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area recently had to resign. I would appreciate it if someone in the NWA area would step forward and volunteer to help out with this park.

Also, we still need volunteers for the parks listed in the previous post. I know there are several active cachers in the NE Arkansas area, so if you could help out, that would be appreciated.

If you are interested, or just want to learn more about what it entails, send me an email at oldriverrunner@hotmail.com and I will be happy to provide you with the information and direction provided to the other volunteers, so that you can make an informed decision. Actually, it doesn't involve much, other than checking on the cache periodically and helping the park staff out with placement, container, and any issues that arise with the cache. Pretty much treating it the same as if it were your own cache. Thanks.

Old River Runner

OldRiverRunner
03-01-2011, 08:19 AM
A big THANK YOU to pshelto for volunteering for Conway Cemetery State Park and to Nicodemus3 for volunteering to serve as backup for Prairie Grove State Park!

Any other volunteers out there??? :):):)

OldRiverRunner
06-13-2011, 10:11 AM
Here's an update on the ParkCache Maintenance program.

First, I want to let everyone know about some great service provided by two members of ArkGeo, Ashallond and jffok, on one of the ParkCaches this past weekend. Ashallond, jffok, and secondgunman (not an ArkGeo member, but should be! Hint! Hint!) were doing a ParkCache run in the northeastern part of the state and stopped by the Herman Davis ParkCache to replace the clue for The Grand Finale bonus cache. This cache does not currently have a volunteer, so their efforts helped to get the cache back into service. GREAT JOB! Thanks for your service!

Second, I reported at the annual meeting a couple of weeks ago that we still need volunteers for the parks in the northeastern and southwestern parks, as well as the Bull Shoals State Park. I was wrong about the southwestern parks, as we currently have volunteers for all of those parks. And I received an email from Buckshot & MamaLLama that they would volunteer for Bull Shoals. (Many thanks to Coon & Bud for recruiting them!) But we still need volunteers for the following 5 state parks, all in the northeastern quadrant of the state:


Crowley's Ridge State Park

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park

Herman Davis State Park
Jacksonport State Park
Lake Frierson State Park


Please consider volunteering for one of these parks if you live somewhere near them or travel into those areas frequently and could handle maintenance on those caches. See this link (http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AoZqCvXkh6UudEdNbFBhQ0J3eVRiX0pGcUE5cEEtN EE&hl=en) for a complete list of the current ParkCache volunteers.

Buckshot/MamaLlama
06-25-2011, 11:21 PM
Hi everyone,
Just wanted to say that we are so happy to take on the maintenance of the Bull Shoals White River Parkcache. We have been out to check on it and glad to say that it is in better condition than when we found it last summer. We have an appt. to meet with the park super when he gets back in town next week. Wish we lived closer to some of the others that need help especially our namesake park Crowley's Ridge. Alas, it is not so.
BsML

ronwhite
06-26-2011, 07:48 PM
Just want to say a big thanks for stepping up and taking Bull Shoals on!!

Ashallond
06-27-2011, 09:30 PM
Bull Shoals right now is on top of list of favorites.

Mainly because the fog rolled in on the river after a massive thunderstorm and the cold blasts from the nearby spring were just...awesome.

Buckshot/MamaLlama
06-28-2011, 12:15 AM
Ammo can and swag to find - $20.00..... Full tank of fuel to get there - $70.00..... Mother Nature adding her two cents - Priceless!

Wish I could take the credit, but I will work to keep it a great experience for all to future seekers.

Jffok
06-28-2011, 06:45 PM
ORR-- A couple of weeks ago Secondgunman and I replaced the Hobbs State Park Conservation Area cache. The area where it was had burned. For now it is okay and hopefully someone will volunteer for maintaincee on it soon.

Flyfishingcachers
08-01-2011, 05:35 AM
We were up in the Fayetteville area this weekend. Thanks Jffok for replacing Hobbs. ORR, who has the maintenance for Prairie Grove Battlefield. In the logs it appears to have been missing for a while. That is the only one we missed up in that area this weekend. Hopefully they can replace it soon.

OldRiverRunner
08-01-2011, 07:15 AM
We were up in the Fayetteville area this weekend. Thanks Jffok for replacing Hobbs. ORR, who has the maintenance for Prairie Grove Battlefield. In the logs it appears to have been missing for a while. That is the only one we missed up in that area this weekend. Hopefully they can replace it soon.

The list of volunteers is available by clicking a link in the first posting under this thread. However, I have included the link here (http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AoZqCvXkh6UudEdNbFBhQ0J3eVRiX0pGcUE5cEEtN EE&hl=en) so that future readers of this thread do not have to dig back through the thread. I will contact the volunteer. Thanks for letting me know.

Flyfishingcachers
08-01-2011, 07:56 AM
Thanks, thught about on way to work that I probably could look back through thread and find it. You beat me to doing that. Was looking at the list, nothing open to us, but we could be back up for Lake Catherine State Park and DeGray Lake Resort State Park.

OldRiverRunner
08-01-2011, 05:11 PM
Was looking at the list, nothing open to us, but we could be back up for Lake Catherine State Park and DeGray Lake Resort State Park.

GREAT! Please email me at oldriverrunner@hotmail.com with your real name, your geocaching handle (if different than what you use here), and your email address, so that I have everything properly entered into our records as well as the updated list of volunteers I provide to the State Parks from time to time.

Ashallond
08-01-2011, 10:18 PM
We (yazzman, secondgunman, and I) just got Catherine, DeGray, Ouachita, Daisy, and Crater of Diamonds today. All 5 are in good shape, exept Daisy is about 85-100 feet south of the listed coords. i know the other two took new coords, so they will probably post them

Snoozulooz
08-08-2011, 01:58 AM
Would be glad to maintain the Crowleys Ridge and Lake Frierson Park caches if still needed.

OldRiverRunner
08-08-2011, 07:38 AM
Would be glad to maintain the Crowleys Ridge and Lake Frierson Park caches if still needed.

GREAT! Yes, we definitely need your help with these! Please email me at oldriverrunner@hotmail.com with your real name, your geocaching handle (if different than what you use here), and your email address, so that I have everything properly entered into our records as well as the updated list of volunteers I provide to the State Parks from time to time. Thank your for volunteering!

brocherry
07-22-2012, 09:56 PM
So who is responsible for getting the attribute taking off of the cache?

ronwhite
07-23-2012, 07:03 AM
I've asked Chuck Walla to give you the correct answer on that. I'm assuming it would be the Park Superintendent, but not 100% sure.

OldRiverRunner
03-18-2013, 08:47 AM
I want to welcome a new face to our merry band of ParkCache Maintenance Volunteers! Captain_trips (aka Bruce Rutherford) has contacted me and volunteered to watch over the ParkCaches located in both the Herman Davis and Hampson Archeological Museum State Parks. Captain_trips says he lives about 2 hours from these parks, but he is willing to give it a try! Thank you for your willingness to serve!

We still have 3 ParkCaches that need someone to maintain them. They are in the Moro Bay, Poison Spring, and Queen Wilhelmina State Parks. If you live near those parks (or even if you don't!), please consider volunteering to maintain those caches so that geocachers visiting the parks in search of the ParkCache Series have a positive experience and come away with a smiley and the clue to The Grand Finale cache. Our State Parks have been very welcoming to geocaching. So this is a way to give back to them!

Link (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AoZqCvXkh6UudEdNbFBhQ0J3eVRiX0pGcUE5cEEtN EE&hl=en#gid=0) to list of current volunteers.

drmo913
03-19-2013, 08:11 AM
Awesome!