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From Missouri Conservationist: May 2009

“I am Conservation”

Mike Bollinger, his daughter, Jessica, and son, Mark, have made geocaching an activity for the whole family. Geocaching involves using a GPS unit to find hidden caches that others have left. The caches usually include “treasure” that finders can take as a souvenir from the experience and then finders will leave something else in exchange for the next person. “I’m an outdoor fanatic!” said Mike, “And geocaching adds a purpose to the hike and a destination.” That was really helpful in inspiring his children to get involved, he said. Now, “they just love to get out and see Missouri scenery.” For more information on geocaching on Conservation areas, see the links listed below.

This Issue's Staff

Editor In Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair
Art Director - Cliff White
Writer/Editor - Tom Cwynar
Staff Writer - Bonnie Chasteen
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Photographer - Noppadol Paothong
Photographer - David Stonner
Designer - Stephanie Thurber
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Circulation - Laura Scheuler