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SWR Activities and History

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June 1, 2019
 Manzano Mountains near Tajique, NM.
Hosted by Sandia Grotto

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
March 22-24 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
April 6 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com
April 12-14 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
April 27-28 HGRP- 20 year anniversary!!
May 4 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com
May 4-12 FSCSP
May 17-19 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
June 1
June 7-9
Summer Meeting SWR
Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
June 13-19 (Th-Wed) CRF Restoration Field Camp
June 17-21 NSS Convention Cookeville TN
June 29 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com
July 6-12 FSCSP
July 19-21 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
July 27-28 HGRP
August 3 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com
Aug 16-18 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
Aug 30-Sept 2 CRF Labor Day Restoration
September 7 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com
Sept 28-29 HGRP
October 5 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com
Oct 12-20 FSCSP
Oct 26-27 HGRP
Nov 2 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com
Nov 8-11 CRF Veterans Day Resto
Dec 7 El Malpais Project -contact elmalpaisproject@gmail.com

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

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