The next Western Cave Conservancy Board Meeintg

will be held on

Sunday, July 8,  2018

at the home of

Barb Maeso-Ruble and Steve Ruble

13621 Wolf Road

Grass Valley, CA 95949


The meeting wull sart at approximately 1 PM.  

LIght refreshments will be available.  

If lost, pleae call (650) 773-0160




Spring 2018 Meeting of the WCC Board Of Directors

We are pleased to announced the Spring 2018 meeting of the WCC Board of Directors on Sunday, April 15, beginning at 1PM. 
This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.
It will be hosted at Ms Eileen Belan’s residence at 1208 Rose Tree Way, Sacramento, CA 95831, (916) 399-1393
If you can't attend in person, you can videoconference from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Or iPhone one-tap:
US: +16699006833,,554458117# or +16465588656,,554458117#
Or Telephone:
Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656
Meeting ID: 554 458 117

Winter 2018 Meeting of Board of Directors of the Western Cave Conservancy

Winter 2018 Meeting of Board of Directors of the Western Cave Conservancy

NOON*, Saturday, January 20, 2018


Peninsula Open Space Trust Headquarters

222 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94551

(If lost: (510) 301-2003)

(*Note somewhat earlier start time!)

The Winter 2018 Western Cave Conservancy Meeting will be held in Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley area of California. We chose this location to better serve our loyal supporters in northern and central California and adjacent areas. This meeting is open to everyone and we hope to have a good turnout this year.



  1. Drive US-101 (Bayshore Freeway) north to Palo Alto (exit west onto University Ave.)

  2. Follow University Avenue west to Middlefield Road

  3. Turn right (north) onto Middlefield Road and continue one block to Lytton Avenue.

  4. Turn left onto Lytton Avenue and continue west for 9 blocks to High Street.

  5. Turn right onto High Street and continue for about 100 feet. POST Headquarters will be the left (west) side of High Street.  


  1. Drive south on US-101 (Bayshore Freeway) to University Avenue exit, west .

  2. Follow the above directions from University Avenue.


  1. Take I-880 south to San Mateo Bridge (CA-92)

  2. Cross San Francisco Bay on San Mateo Bride to US-101 (Bayshore Freeway)

  3. Follow above directions south to Palo Alto-University Avenue, west exit.  

Note 1: Alternate Route across San Francisco Bay: Continue south on I-880 to CA-84 and cross SF Bay at the Dumbarton Bridge west.  Head south on US-101 (Bayshore Freeway) and follow directions from the University Ave. off ramp.


For those in the San Francisco Bay Area, you may take Caltrain from San Francisco or San Jose and points in between to Palo Alto and avoid driving.  Exit Caltrain at the Palo Alto station.  Walk east across Alma Street and then about two blocks north on Alma past the fire station.  Then walk a block east on Everett Street to High Street, turn hard left (north) and look for POST on your left.  


There is plenty of parking is available on the street.


There will be a selection of light refreshments to keep you alert through the meeting.


Please feel free to re-post this announcement on your local grotto list!

Thank you and we hope to see many of you on January 23rd!


Fall 2017 Quarterly Meeting of the WCC

The Fall 2017 meeting of the Western Cave Conservancy will by Nov 19 from 1pm to 5pm.  All are welcome to attend. 

The meeting will be held at the Bowers residence at:

Date: November 19, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Where: 4116 Loch Lomand Way, Livermore CA, 94551


2017 Western Regional


Hello Cavers! The 2017 Western Regional is only a month away. The Mother Lode Grotto is excited to host the event this year at Lava Beds National Monument. The website is now up and running with the information you need to register and find out other important details about the event.

The WCC is holding a fund raising dinner on Saturday night -- be sure to sign up, enjoy a delicious dinner, and support your favorite conservancy!