By Lee Anne Bledsoe, Mammoth Cave Area BR

August 2020

At the upcoming Karst 2020: Conservation of Fragile Karst Resources online meeting organized by the Western Kentucky University, the George Wright Society, and the Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve August 18-20, 2020 our first virtual CaveMAB workshop will take place on August 20 at 10CDT. You can find more info at

We are going to discuss how to proceed as an informal thematic network and choose a collective action to promote and celebrate the 50th anniversary of MAB and the UIS (International Union of Speleology) International Year of Caves and Karst in 2021.

Anyone working in a cave or karst BR, whether it be via direct BR management or through partner agencies, is encouraged to attend.