2016 considerations for Spring Fling

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby TTFNcachn » Wed 2015-10-21, 23:27:35

I would like to put a vote in for Walbridge Park in South Toledo. It's across the street from the Toledo Zoo. It has a covered picnic area as well as a rent able hall and a gazebo that have had everything from weddings to park concerts. There are no active caches that I know of in the park but there are a small variety around. Plenty of parking in the park, a handicap play ground is available to. The park has one hell of a history to. From having a board walk and carnival rides to being the first zoo in South Toledo. I just know this is a good area.

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby TTFNcachn » Wed 2015-10-21, 23:45:51

Lima is just so far away for someone who's car is falling apart. Yes, there would be a wonderful opportunity for caching on the way down, but quite honestly, Bowling Green is to far for my car.

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby Chaenorrhinum » Sun 2015-10-25, 22:30:38

There aren't official boundaries, but the centroid for NWOGEO is probably southwest of Bowling Green. There are folks who drive an hour north to Spring Fling, as well as those who drive an hour south. It even draws people from the west side of Cleveland, and from Indiana.

NWOGEO overlaps with some southeast Michigan caching groups, Cachers Anonymous out of the Tiffen area, NCOG which is closer to Marion and the U.S. 30 corridor, WCOG which is Lima area, and LoCo and WEST which are the western suburbs of Cleveland. I'm sure I'm forgetting some... like Ft Wayne... Since we aren't a formal organization, we don't have official membership roles or districts, like a school system or fire department would.

Midwest Geobash is not a NWOGEO event; it is its own separate organization.

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby SuchaNana » Wed 2015-11-04, 14:08:50

Here's the latest about White Star Park in Gibsonburg, Ohio: ($200 for Sandusky County resident - and yes we have some members who are !!) it does NOT however, have running water, nor kitchen facilities, but does enclose for inclement weather...

same for The Shed rental - with 90 capacity, that might be the better for our turnouts for spring fling...

as to the placing of geocaches @ white Star - in touch with director of Sandusky County Parks = waiting for their decisions still...
(aside note: new park ranger chuck seems to think cache placements won't be a problem..)
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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby SuchaNana » Sun 2015-11-15, 19:18:12

latest update from Tom Royce, director for Sandusky County Parks...
the person they had handling geocaching is no longer with them and a replacement is probably not in the works until after the first of the year,
but he will contact us just as soon as there is a policy procedure in place and a person to officiate over the permit process... at this time,
there only seems to be one small area in Sandusky County that will be off limits in all of the park properties - and that's a very good sign for future cache placements...

hmmm...perhaps the new steering committee can at least vote on the Spring Fling location this week....
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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby Starkacher » Wed 2015-11-18, 00:55:13

I like Litzenburg, but I sure I would also like and attend anywhere that the Spring Fling happens. If someplace else does not work out this year, perhaps it will the next year.
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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby Angelus_Cowl » Wed 2016-02-24, 18:20:22

Just wanted to check, was an official decision made for the location?

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Re: 2016 considerations for Spring Fling

Postby SuchaNana » Thu 2016-02-25, 10:32:11

Litzenburg it is, May 14, 2016...
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