Cave Conservation Division

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Vision, Leaders, Comunication

Division Mission
Division Vision
Division Leaders and committee Chairs
NSS Conservation Contacts
Conservation Email Comunitation

Conservation Threats

Conservation Threats Photo
Education about caves: Are there side effects?
Publicity and Caves: Spiraling Ramifications at Peppersauce
Speleothem Protection: US and International
Working Group on Speleothem Protection
GroundWater Threats
Speleothem Threats - Under Delelopment

Conservation and Caving

Minimum Impact Caving Code
Caving Softly
Rules of Three
Burrito Bags
Missour Cave Restoration Article

Management Methods

Snowy River - Fort Stanton Cave
Conservation Resources and Tools
NSS Conservation Task Forces
Cave Vandalism Deterrence Reward
Using Photo Restoration
Volunteer Management
Special Training for Cave Cleanups
Writing Grants

Conservation Law and Policy

Conservation Resources and Tools
Cave Laws and Policies
Law and Policies
Cave Vandalism Deterrence Reward
NSS Conservation Policy

Download Brochures

Summary of NSS Brochures
Download Fragile Underground PDF (212 Kb)
Download Lava Tubes PDF
Down load Guide to Responsible Caving PDF (488 Kb)

Future Events-Call for Papers

2005 NSS Convention Abstracts
NSS News Convention Issue
National Cave and Karst Management Symposium

Conservation Awards

Group and Grotto Awards
Group Award Criteria
Grotto Award Criteria
Award Nomination Form
Recipients Group Award
2004 Award Presentation
Award Committee
Recipients NSS Award
Conservation Issues of the NSS News

Conservation Links

Links to Organizations

NSS Home
NSS Conservation Division
Connservation and Management Section
All Cave Conservancies
National Cave and Karst Management Symposium
American Cave Conservation Association
The Land Trust Alliance
Karstwaters Institute
The Nature Conservancy
The Land Trust Alliance
Bat World
The Friends of Oregon

Links to Resources

Cave Conservancy Links
Conservation Resources
Cultural Links
Conservation Tools
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