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The following groups are dedicated to conserving and preserving caves through acquisition and/or management. Please support them generously.


American Cave Conservation Association Inc. (ACCA)

Web Site: www.caveconservation.org/
Contact: David Foster, Director
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P.O. Box 409
Horse Cave, Kentucky 42749
Tel: (270) 786-1466
Fax: (270) 786-1467
Started: 1978
Controls: Hidden River Cave
Access: Tours


Appalachian Cave Conservancy, Inc. (ACC)

Web Site: www.acave.us
Contact: John Matthews
Appalachian Cave Conservancy, Inc.
397 Hemlock Springs Tri
Weaverville, NC 28787
Started: 1978
Controls: Perkins Cave and several other cave in Southwest Virginia.
Access: Caves are gated. Contact John Wilson.


Butler Cave Conservation Society (BCCS)

Web Site: www.butlercave.org
Contact: Tony Canike
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4025 Mt. Zion Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Started: 1967
Controls: Butler, Bobcat, Barberry, Robins Rift, and others in Bath and Highland Counties.
Access: Limited to work trips or member led trips


Cave Conservancy of the Virginias (CCV)

Web Site: http://www.caveconservancyofvirginia.org/
Contact: Joey Fagan
Appalachian Cave Conservancy, Inc.
13131 Overhill Lake Lane
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Tel. 804-798-4893
Started: 1980
Controls: Powell Mountain Karst Preserve and Slussers Chapel Cave.
Access: Caves are gated. Contact Joey Fagan.


Indiana Karst Conservancy (IKC)

Web Site: ikc.caves.org
Contact: via contact form
Box 2401
Indianapolis, IN 46206-2401
Started: 1984
Controls: Six (6) Caves in Indiana
Access: Open - Issues Permits - contact Bruce


Michigan Karst Conservancy (MKC)

Web Site: caves.org/conservancy/mkc
Contact: Michigan Karst Conservancy
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2805 Gladstone Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6432
Started: 1982
Controls: Two (2) Preserves in Michigan - 500 acres includes largest cave in state
Access: By written permission


Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy (MAKC)

Web Site: www.karst.org
Contact: Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy
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P.O. Box 52
137 East Campbell Street
Blairsville, PA 15717
Started: 1997
Controls: Owns 3 caves, leases 5 others
See the MAKC's Preserves page.
Access: By permit according to the management plans posted on their web site.


Missouri Cave and Karst Conservancy (MCRC)

Web Site: www.mocavesandkarst.org
Contact: (contact form on home page)
MCKC
P.O. Box 190456
Saint Louis, MO 63119
Started: 1992
Controls: Three (3) Caves Active Access
Access: By permit, detail on the web site.


National Speleological Society (NSS)

Web Site: www.caves.org
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The National Speleological Society
2813 Cave Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35810-4413 USA
(256) 852-1300
Started: 1941
Controls: Nine (9) Preserves - soon to be ten (10)
Access: Open - check NSS Manual for specific requirements


Northeastern Cave Conservancy (NCC)

Web Site: http://www.necaveconservancy.org/
Contact: contact form
P.O. Box 254
Schoharie, N.Y. 12157
Started: 1979
Controls: Knox Cave, Onesquethaw Cave, Selleck Cave Preserve
Access: By permit - see the web site for details.


Pennsylvania Cave Conservancy (PCC)

Web Site: caves.org/conservancy/pcc/Caves_PA.html
Contact: contact info
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Pennsylvania Cave Conservancy
P.O. Box 373
Neffs, PA 18065
Started: 1983
Controls: None
Access:


Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc. (SCCI)

Web Site: saveyourcaves.org
Contact: contact form
PO Box 71857
Chattanooga TN 37407-0857
Started: 1991
Controls: 49 caves on 21 preserves on a total of over 1000 acres.
Access: Generally open - see web site for details.


West Virginia Cave Conservancy (WVCC)

Web Site: www.wvcc.net
Contact: contact form
P.O. Box 243
Frankford, WV 24938
Started: 1997
Controls: Haynes Cave, Island Ford Cave, Lightners Cave, Lobelia Saltpeter Cave, McClungs Cave
Access: Permits required - Call or write