Have you ever hosted a CITO event? #GQotD

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We recently asked: Have you ever hosted a CITO event?

After reading all the answers, we found that about 20% of cachers have hosted a CITO over the years. So here’s what we heard:

  • Heidi on G+ Shared: Not at all, I leave it to the pros who wouldn't stress like I would.
  • TwoTrack on Twitter shared: Yes. I have hosted 5 on local environmental lands.
  • Michigan on Facebook shared: Yes, I hosted a garlic mustard pull at an area arboretum. We worked hard for 2 hours and barely made a dent in it - it really gave me perspective on how big a problem this is.
  • Brad has some variety in the CITOs that he hosts. He shared: 2 (by) water, 3 (by) land
  • Jason shared: No, but I will host my first on April 29th!
  • For those wondering, I’ve personally hosted 2, and helped organize many more with our local club, the Inland Empire Chapter of the Washington State Geocaching Association.
    • I would like to encourage more cachers to host CITOs throughout the year. All you need to do is pick a spot, connect with the land managers, and publish the event. Be sure to have drinking water and tools for the clean up, like bags, and a plan for disposal afterwards. Many land managers are eager to help with all of this!

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