Trail Guide - Print before you and save the refuge the expense.
Open Daily 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Closed Federal Holidays
Trails & Grounds Open Sunrise to Sunset, Closed Federal Holidays
If you are here while the visitor center is open, you can also pick up a copy of their National Wildlife Visitor Center GPS Adventure packet. I've based these virtuals on the 6 activities that are part of the GPS Adventure, so they will be visiting the same locations. If you complete 3 of the 6 activities, you can return to the Visitor Center for a small prize.
Now for the cache, itself. The given coords will bring you to the first sign along a loop of signs dedicated to various convervationists. Start at the first sign and work your way around the loop seeking the answers to the following...
George P. M. served 3 terms in Congress beginning in xxAB.
William T. H. was integral in saving a particular species that by xxCD was no longer in danger of extinction.
Ernest T. S. wrote a 400 page instruction book in xxEF that later contributed to the launch of a major world wide movement.
Ira N. G. became the first director of the ____ Service in xxGH.
Rachel C. published a book in xxJK that became the symbol of the environmental movement.
Claudia A. T. J. was a key force behind the passage of a notable piece of environmental legislation in xxLM.
Jay N. D. proposed the creation of the first wildlife research center in xxNO.
Logging Requirements: Visit the site in person. Enter the Log Password of ABCDEFGHJKLMNO.
Please Note: This cache has been placed with the cooperation of Amy Shoop of the Patuxent Research Refuge. Please provide input on your experience with the cache and during your visit, in general, in your log. For additional information about the refuge and activities there, you may contact Amy_Shoop@fws.gov.
NWVC 1 - Waterfowl Wonders (OU0757)
NWVC 2 - Cash Lake Cache (OU0771)
NWVC 4 - The Visitor Center (OU0756)
NWVC 6 - Fun in Forests (OU0773)
Stuart Hill Cemetery (OU05D9)
N 39° 01.660'
W 76° 47.960'
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