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Spring Regional Meeting

February 22-24, 2019
Meeting Sunday 9 am
Carlsbad  Caverns National Park
contact Janice Tucker (janice.tucker@live.com) by January 15 to reserve space at Quarters 56 or Washington Ranch


Regional activities include exploration, mapping, cave inventory, scientific study, public education and awareness, and conservation and restoration volunteer efforts with the NPS, BLM, and USFS. The Southwestern Region holds four Regional meetings a year. Three of them are field meetings, and include caving activities and/or volunteer projects. The Winter Technical is held indoors with technical papers presented.
Spring Regional - late March or Early April
Summer Regional - usually Memorial Day weekend
Fall Regional - usually Labor Day weekend
Winter Technical Regional - usually held the first or second weekend in December

SWR Caving Calendar

2019
TBD GypKap
Jan 18-21 CRF MLK Resto weekend- contact William Tucker
Jan 26 Arizona Regional Association Winter Tech
Feb 16-17 Broken Speleothem Inventory Project-Carlsbad Caverns National Park-contact Ellen Trautner (ellen_trautner@nps.gov) by January 15
Feb 22-24 SWR Spring Regional Carlsbad Caverns-Broken Speleothem Inventory Project-contact Janice Tucker (janice.tucker@live.com) by January 15 for housing. Meeting on Sunday morning
March 22-24 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
April 12-14 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
April 27-28 HGRP- 20 year anniversary!!
May 4-12 FSCSP
May 17-19 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
June 7-9 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
June 13-19 (Th-Wed) CRF Restoration Field Camp
June 17-21 NSS Convention Cookeville TN
July 6-12 FSCSP
July 19-21 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
July 27-28 HGRP
Aug 16-18 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
Aug 30-Sept 2 CRF Labor Day Restoration
Sept 28-29 HGRP
Oct 12-20 FSCSP
Oct 26-27 HGRP
Nov 8-11 CRF Veterans Day Resto

New email list - send an email to clkieffer@gmail.com to get added to the new list.

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