2011 WGA Earth Week Celebration! Gibraltar Rock CITO and Potluck

by Free Speech on April 3, 2011

Lodi, WI~

Lodi Valley News serving Lodi, WI & the Lake Wisconsin area with local information since Earth Day 2008.

Time for a cleanup! The Wisconsin Geocaching Association (WGA) and the Friends of Scenic Lodi Valley are proud to co-sponsor Gibraltar Rock's 
Second Annual CITO Geocaching event! (What is CITO?) This regional event will be held Saturday, April 16th 2011 at Gibraltar Rock State Natural 
Area, in Lodi, WI. From Lodi, go north on State Highway 113 four miles, then west on County V one mile, then south on Gibraltar Rock Road 0.2 
mile to a parking area N 43° 20.920 W 089° 36.030 where we will check in.  Your event hosts are  Lions Fan Larry, 08 Rock Lady, & Barnum and 
Bailey. Supplies, food, drink, and prizes are being provided by the Wisconsin Geocaching Association and the Friends of Scenic Lodi Valley.
The CITO will begin at the parking lot at 10:00am Saturday morning. There is parking available at the park entrance. Limited bathroom 
facilities are available and are not handicapped accessible. 


•10:00 am - Gather at the parking lot for opening announcements.
•After that - CITO! Base camp will remain open for water and supplies.
•11:00am Diane Pillsbury, State Naturalist from Devil's Lake State Park will give presentation on Gibraltar Rock.
•Noon - regroup for potluck lunch.
•1:00 pm - Door prizes.  Must be present to win!
•1:30 pm - Group Pictures and recycling sorting.
•2:00pm  Commencement.

What to bring:

•Heavy Duty Work Gloves
•Walking stick or poking apparatus. One with a nail on the end is nice for trash pickup.
•Safety vest for visibility and safety glasses if you desire
•Shoes / boots that can get muddy
•Clothing for possible inclement weather (long sleeves, pants, layers)
•A friend who wants to learn about geocaching, having fun, cleaning up parks, meeting new people, etc.
•Food for lunch.
•your own reusable plates, napkins, plastic utensils, and cups to reduce the impact on the environment.
•A last name potluck strategy will be used:

LAST NAME A-H: desserts or sweets
LAST NAME I-P: salad, fruit, or vegetables
LAST NAME Q-Z: chips, crackers or other crunchies!

Deli sandwich bar & condiments will be provided for all who participate in the CITO. Please post a cache note or use the "will attend" to indicate what type 
of dish you are bringing to pass so we can all balance it out. First come, first choose!

For those who may be interested, DVD documentary "Rocks of Gibraltar" by Daniel Pertzborn, will be available for purchase at the event.

Don't forget to add this cache page to your watchlist to keep up to date on who's coming and any relevant notes that are posted.

For more information and a video by Wendy Soucie of last year's Gibraltar CITO event, please check out the following page:


This event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Geocaching Association and the Friends of Scenic Lodi Valley. Visit us online at 
http://www.wi-geocaching.com/ and http://sceniclodivalley.org/ to sign up to become a member today. The Wisconsin Geocaching Association (WGA) 
is a group of geocachers dedicated to promoting and protecting geocaching within the state of Wisconsin. The WGA organizes geocaching 
events, works with land owners/managers on geocaching policies, educates the public at large about geocaching, and facilitates communication 
between WGA members.

A special thanks goes out to Steve Schmelzer and the Devil's Lake State Park team for allowing us to return for a 2nd year and for your 
continued support of geocaching in the Lodi area.

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