recreation http://wxpr.org en Seeking and Finding - In The Woods http://wxpr.org/post/seeking-and-finding-woods <p>Geocaching is a growing phenomenon in the Northwoods and the rest of the world. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The hobby uses GPS technology to track down small treasures, often hidden in remote locations.&nbsp; </span>Geocachers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> take pride in finding hundreds, even thousands of so-called “caches”…but what exactly motivates these searchers?&nbsp; Contributor Bill Wilkinson decided to find out more.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bill Wilkinson 4625 at http://wxpr.org Seeking and Finding - In The Woods DNR: Get Outdoors This Weekend, For Free http://wxpr.org/post/dnr-get-outdoors-weekend-free <p>Many outdoor activities in Wisconsin this weekend are 'free,' as the state is hosting a weekend where charges don't apply in many places and no fishing license is needed.</p><p>Wisconsin residents and visitors can fish,&nbsp; hike, bike state trails for free, and ride public ATV trails at no charge. On Sunday, June 2 only, they can enjoy free admission to state parks and forests.</p><p><a href="http://dnr.wi.gov/" target="_blank">Department of Natural Resources </a>aquatic education coordinator Theresa Stabo says this is the weekend to get outdoors...</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:12:28 +0000 Ken Krall 2998 at http://wxpr.org