recreation

Modern Day Treasure Hunt
4:00 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Seeking and Finding - In The Woods

Geocaching is a popular way to spend time outdoors.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Geocaching is a growing phenomenon in the Northwoods and the rest of the world.  

The hobby uses GPS technology to track down small treasures, often hidden in remote locations.  Geocachers take pride in finding hundreds, even thousands of so-called “caches”…but what exactly motivates these searchers?  Contributor Bill Wilkinson decided to find out more. 

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Summer Recreation
3:12 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

DNR: Get Outdoors This Weekend, For Free

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.

Wisconsin residents and visitors can fish,  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.

Department of Natural Resources aquatic education coordinator Theresa Stabo says this is the weekend to get outdoors...

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