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  • GEOCACHING: PRESCRIBED FIRE GEOCOINS

    Prescribed fire is a useful management tool and provides numerous benefits to our ecosystem.

    To spread awareness about the benefits of prescribed fire, Texas A&M Forest Service created a trackable geocoin in 2015 and began placing 100 of these coins in geocaches across the state.

    Prescribed Fire Geocoin

     

     Since their release in 2015 the coins have:

     

    • Visited 46 states, plus the District of Columbia
    • Been found in 10 countries
    • Traveled more than 220,000 miles

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