What’s so important about caves? Caves are home, habitat, and haven for a surprising abundance of fragile resources. These underground environment often serve as archival vaults, protecting natural and cultural history. The resources found within are also a subterranean world of fragile life, rare habitat, and exceptional formations that have formed over, and been protected for eons within the walls of caves!
Cave passages are easily damaged by uninformed visitors. By learning to cave softly, we avoid making an unnecessary impact, and help discover new ways to conserve caves and karst.