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SWR Activities and History

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Spring Regional

March 20-22, 2020
Big Manhole/ Parks Ranch

See your Southwestern Cavers for more information

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

2020
Feb15-17CRF Carlsbad Cave Resto weekend
Feb 21-23 Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
Mar 14-15Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
Mar 21-23SWR Spring Regional at Parks Ranch- trip to Big Manhole
Apr 4-5High Guads Restoration Project
Apr 11-12Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
Apr 17-19Lechuguilla Cave 150 Mile Celebration-Washington Ranch Carlsbad
May 2-3Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
May 2-10Fort Stanton Cave Study Project
June 2-3Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
July 11-12Carlsbad Caverns Cable Camouflage Crew -contact Lois Manno
July11-19
Fort Stanton Cave Study Project
July 27-31NSS Convention West Virginia
Oct 10-18Fort Stanton Cave Study Project

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

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