Cave Conservancies

  • Regional Cave Conservancies
    • Appalachian Cave Conservancy
      The Appalachian Cave Conservancy, formerly known as the Perkins Cave Conservation and Management Society, is a Conservancy of the National Speleological Society.
    • Carroll Cave Conservancy
      We are a non-profit group working to define, study, and protect the Carroll Cave watershed, starting from the natural entrance (a registered National Natural Landmark) from the far reaches of the cave and to the resurgence at Toronto Springs.
    • Cave Conservancy of Hawaii
      The Cave Conservancy of Hawai`i (CCH) was formed on July 10, 2002 as a Hawai`i non-profit corporation. Our purpose is to acquire and manage caves for scientific study, educate individuals interested in speleology, and conserve cave resources on the island.
    • Indiana Karst Conservancy
      The Indiana Karst Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of Indiana’s unique karst features. The IKC was formed by concerned individuals when it became apparent that no similar group was actively working.
    • Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy
      The Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy was formed in November of 1997 by eleven cavers pitching in $10 each to start a non-profit corporation, based in western Pennsylvania. We now own two preserves and we manage more acres of caves and karstlands than any conservancy.
    • Michigan Karst Conservancy
      The Michigan Karst Conservancy is dedicated to the preservation of examples of Michigan’s karst areas.
    • Northeastern Cave Conservancy
      The Northeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc. (NCC) is a not-for-profit corporation committed to the conservation, study, management, and acquisition of caves and karst areas having significant geological, hydrological, biological, recreational, historical or a
    • Pennsylvania Cave Conservancy
      Our mission is to protect cave resources within the Mid Appalachian Region (Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware) to ensure that future generations will be able to enjoy, explore,, and study these natural resources.
    • Rockcastle Karst Conservancy
      The Rockcastle Karst Conservancy’s Great Saltpetre Preserve is the home of a historic limestone cave once mined for saltpeter. The cave is now closed to visitors and managed for historical purposes.
    • Southeastern Cave Conservancy
      The Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc. (SCCi) is a tax-exempt not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to cave acquisition, conservation, and management. The SCCi currently owns or leases 27 preserves containing 185 caves in six southeastern states.
    • West Virginia Cave Conservancy
      The West Virginia Cave Conservancy (WVCC) is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to preserve and maintain access to the cave and karst resources of West Virginia and Virginia for future generations.
  • National Cave Conservancies