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National Speleological Society

Links and Resources

The National Speleological Society:

All CCIU members are encouraged, but not required, to join the National Speleological Society (NSS). The NSS is a national organization that is dedicated to the exploration, conservation, and study of caves. They publish a monthly newsletter, the NSS News, and a quarterly scientific journal. For further information, contact the NSS at:

National Speleological Society
2813 Cave Avenue
Huntsville, Alabama 35810-4413
(256) 852-1300

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Other Resources:

Elliot's Magical Wonderland of Caving: many excellent cave and wildlife pictures from Elliot Stahl, a former CCIU president.

Bloomington Indiana Groto

Indiana Cave Survey

Indiana Karst Conservancy

National Cave Rescue Commission

National Cave Rescue Commission--Central Region

Bat Conservation International

Bat World Sanctuary

American Cave Conservation Association

Cave Biota Webumentary

National Caves Association

Buckner Cave/Richard Blenz Nature Conservancy