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[SLUG] [OT] Wanted: geeks with tent and GPS
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- Subject: [SLUG] [OT] Wanted: geeks with tent and GPS
- From: Peter Miller <pmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 12:18:40 +1000
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Sorry about the off topic post.
I have a project in the Blue Mountains, working to eradicate blackberry
from a difficult-to-reach place in the Blue Mountains National Park.
Saint Helena Crater, see the web site...
The NPWS work plan for Feb-Mar-Apr 2010 has included spraying about half
of the 7ha infestation. I have been invited back to re-map, to have an
objective measure of progress.
I have secured permission to bring in equipment necessary to re-map the
blackberry presence in the crater all in one go (last time it took me
three weekend trips). The plan is for a four day effort from Thu 29-Jul
to Sun 1-Aug, but you don't have to go for all 4 days. See the
following link for details:
Do you have a GPS? Or a widget that contains a GPS? Can you load
waypoints into your widget? Can your widget direct you towards a
waypoint? You do not have to be an experienced bush walker, but you do
need a tent (or to share one) and a good sleeping bag. Your rucsac (or
single bag) will be trucked in for you.
So, community minded gps-owning people, how about coming along?
Just to be clear: This is NOT my annual CodeCon trip. That is in
Peter Miller <pmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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