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Symposium Date: Saturday - April 29, 2017

Location: Handy Meeting Barn

Time: 5PM EDT for food and 6:30PM presentations began

Details: Bring side dish if you so desire

 

The 25th annual Indiana Cave Symposium, co-sponsored by the Indiana Karst Conservancy and Indiana Cave Survey, will be held on Saturday, April 29, in the Handy Meeting Barn. The address is 2827 E Moffett Lane, Bloomington, In 47401. The customary free cookout (burgers, brats, and other assorted meats and non-meat offerings) and pitch-in side dishes (please bring a cover dish or dessert to share) will start at 5 PM EDT. Presentations will begin at 6:30 PM. The tentative presentation titles and presenters (not in any particular order) include:

Discussion Presenter
Indiana Karst Conservancy highlights of the past 25 years Salisa Lewis
Retracing the steps of the ISS and recent discoveries of the Buck Creek and Mosquito Creek area of Southern Harrison County Chris Bell
Indiana Cave Survey Archives highlights of the past 25 years Bruce Trotter
Binkley Cave updates and highlights from the past year Rand Heazlitt
Lessons learned from the Recent Binkley Cave Entrapment Laura Demarest
A photographic history of past Indiana Cave Symposiums Dave Black
Highlights from past Symposiums, significant accomplishments, and more... Dave Everton

24th Indiana Cave Symposium 2016

Discussion Presenter

Multi-pronged compilation

Jerry Lewis

Binkley cave update

Rand Heazlitt

Bat boxes

Bill Greenwald

Caving Club of Indiana University

Kevin Romanak

CCIU bat box project

Melissa Fitzpatrick

TBA

Dean Wiseman

ICS survey & other activities

Dave Everton

23nd Indiana Cave Symposium 2015

Discussion Presenter

Boone Cave Bioinventory Project

Jerry Lewis

Lost River Cave Survey Update

Joy Baiz

Bluespring Cave Photos

Joe Kinder

Driveby Cave Survey

Chris Dick

2015 Bat Census

Keith Dunlap

Big Bat Cave LiDAR Map

Ken Bailey and Ben Shinabery

Binkley Cave Update

Laura Demarest

22nd Indiana Cave Symposium 2014

Discussion Presenter

The French Connection to Indiana Cave Biology

Jerry Lewis

Gas Monitoring Project and/or Blenz Nature Preserve

Anmar Mirza

Historic Look at Indiana Cave Rescues & Incidents

John Benton

Indiana’s Closed Caves: a Historic Photo Compilation

George Jaegers

Biennial Bat Count and/or Partial State Caves Opening

Keith Dunlap

LiDar Karst Imaging

Dick Powell

Binkley Cave Update

Dave Everton

 

21st Indiana Cave Symposium 2013

Discussion Presenter

Shawnee Karst Preserve

Jerry Lewis

Relationship Between Natural Disasters & Speleology

Kriste Lindberg

Buckner graffiti update

Bill Baus

Binkley Cave System

Dave Everton

ICS website

Aaron Valandra

Indiana Saltpeter Operations in the War of 1812

Bill Shulze

Book

Sam Frushour

Cave Connection Newsletter

Bill Greenwald

20th Indiana Cave Symposium 2012

Discussion Presenter

Shawnee Karst Perserve

Jerry Lewis

Binkley Cave Update

Dave Everton

WNS

Keith Dunlap

Cave Connection Newsletter

Dave Haun

Gas Monitoring

Anmir Mirza

2011 Bio Inventory

Dr. Jerry Lewis

Dukes Cave

Chris Schotter

Guy Stover Cleanup

Brenda Shulthesis

19th Indiana Cave Symposium 2011

Discussion Presenter

IKC 25-year Anniversary

Jerry Lewis

Permit Caving in WNS World

Todd Webb

Get Down

Kriste Lindberg

Happy BDay ICS

Randy Jackson

2011 Bat Census

Keith Dunlap

Cave Connect Newsletter

Dave Haun

Gas Monitoring

Anmir Mirza

Binkley and Blowing Hole Update

Dave Everton

18th Indiana Cave Symposium 2010

Discussion Presenter

Gas Monitoring in Indiana Caves

Anmar Mirza

HNF Biology

Dr. Jerry Lewis

Crawford Biomass Incinerator

Carla Beth Jones

ICS Update

Keith Dunlap

Prosecuting Cave Vandalism

Patty Cummings

Houghton Hole CleanUp

Brenda Shutthesis

History of Floyd Collins

John Benton

Buckner Graffiti Removal

Bill Baus

Binkley and Blowing Hole Caves

Dave Everton

17th Indiana Cave Symposium 2009

Discussion Presenter

IKC Education Committee

Kriste Lindberg

2009 Bat Census

Keith Dunlap

WNS

Todd Webb

ICS Online Database

Randy Jackson

Biota protected in IKC

Jerry and Salisa Lewis

Buckner Restoration

Bill Baus

Caves of Greater Stinesville Area

Dave Everton

16th Indiana Cave Symposium 2008

Discussion Presenter

Karst Education

Kriste Lindberg

ICS GIS

Todd Webb

BioInventory

Dr. Jerry Lewis

Hat Dome Radio Location

Jamie Winner

Sediments in Porter Cave

Jack Wood

Linking All Cave Maps

Keith Dunlap

American Bottoms Survey

Dave Everton

15th Indiana Cave Symposium 2007

Discussion Presenter

2007 Indiana Bat Census

Keith Dunlap

Bugs R Us

Dr. Jerry Lewis

Caves: Life beneath the Forest

Kriste Lindberg

HNF Cave Inventory

Bruce Trotter

Coon Trap Cave

Chris Schotter

Lost River Cave System Update

Mark Deebel

Buckner Cave Resurvey Project

Sean Lewis

Buckner graffiti Removal Project

Dave Everton

14th Indiana Cave Symposium 2006

Discussion Presenter

Cave Signs

John Benton

Cave Biota Webumentary

Kriste Lindberg

I-69 Indiana Potential Bat Hibernaculum ID Project

Sam Frushour

Recent Projects in Indiana Cave Biology

Dr. Jerry Lewis

Cave Airflow

Sean Lewis

HNF Karst Update

Bruce Trotter

Bat Cave with No Bats: Identifying and Protecting Overlooked Habitat

Jim Kennedy

Roger Spring Cave System

Dave Everton

13th Indiana Cave Symposium 2005

Discussion Presenter

Wayne Cave Update

Robert Sollman

2005 Winter Bat Census

Keith Dunlap

Carcass Crypt Cleanup

Brian Leavell

Richard Blenz Nature Conservancy

Anmar Mirza

Caves East of Spring Mill State Park

Willie Roberts

Robinson Ladder Property Acquisition

Keith Dunlap

HNF Cave and Karst Project

Bruce Trotter

Gemini Cave

Brian Killingbeck

Karst Education: Working with developers

Kriste Lindberg

Lost River System Project Update

Jake Morris

Jakes Water Bowl Cave

David Black

12th Indiana Cave Symposium 2004

Discussion Presenter

Wayne Cave Preserve Management Plan

Robert Sollman

Clark County Cave Projects

Todd Webb

Cave and Karst Networking Process

Kirstie Lindberg

Floyd Collins Presence in the Mammouth Cave Area

John Benton

Exploration and Survey of Allens Lost Cave

Brian Killingbeck

Indiana Cave Data Collection

Rob Jarboe and Dave Everton

HNF Cave and Karst Inventory Project

Bruce Trotter

NSS Convention 2007

Dave Haun

Caves of Harrison Co and TAG

Chuck Perkins

11th Indiana Cave Symposium 2003

Discussion Presenter

Update on Indiana Cave Permit System

Todd Webb

Creating partnerships for Water Quality Protection in Karst Areas

Kristie Lindberg

Exploration and Survey of Redman Cave

Brian Killingbeck

Subterranean Fauna of HNF

Dr. Jerry Lewis

ICS Report Form

Rob Jarboe

Lost River Cave

Tony Cunningham

2003 Biennial Bat Cenus

Keith Dunlap

Browns Farm Cave

Bruce Trotter

Time Stood Still in Heltonville

Dave Everton

Exploration of Big Rock Swallowhole

Dave Black and Chris Schotter

10th Indiana Cave Symposium 2002

Discussion Presenter

Signs of Caves

John Benton and Terry Clark

Bugs, Bombs, and Bureaucrats

Dr Jerry Lewis

Agencies as partners in Karst Conservation and Education

Kristie Lindberg

Conservation of the Federally Endangered Grey Bat in Indiana

Lori Pruitt

Sellersburg Quarry Survey

Bruce Trotter

Caves of Lost River Drainage Basin

Bruce Bowman

History of Indiana Bat Management at Wyandotte Cave

Todd Webb

9th Indiana Cave Symposium 2001

Discussion Presenter

IKC Updates

Kristie Lindberg

Indiana Bio-Inventory Projects

Dr.Jerry Lewis

Versailles State Park Karst Study

Ray Shelton

Bats and The Bees

Bill Greenwald

Lost River Cave System

Tony Cunningham

8th Indiana Cave Symposium 2000

Discussion Presenter

Binkley Cave History

John Benton

Crane Karst Study

Ray Sheldon

IKC Update, Leonard Springs Update

Kristie Lindberg

IKC Sullivan Cave Update

Keith Dunlap

IKC Orangeville Rise

Bruce Bowman

IDNR Bat Project

Keith Dunlap

Bioinventory Updates

Dr.Jerry Lewis

Versailles State Park Cave Inventory

Ray Sheldon

Underwater Mapping in Blue Spring Cave

Sam Frushour

ICS Website

Jim Adams

7th Indiana Cave Symposium 1999

Discussion Presenter

Cave Capers Awards

Dave Haun

Blue River Bioinventory Update

Dr.Jerry Lewis

SR 135 Dye-Tracing

Jim Keith and John Bassett

HNF Cave Inventory

Kriste Lindberg

Acquisition of Sullivan Cave

Bill Tozer

Bat Counts

Keith Dunlap

Crane Karst Study

Ray Sheldon

Lost Caves of Harrison-Crawford

John Benton

6th Indiana Cave Symposium 1998

Discussion Presenter

Acquisition of Sullivan Cave

Bill Tozer

Blue River Project bioinventory

Dr.Jerry Lewis

HNF Inventory

Kristie Lindberg

Crane Naval Depot Caves

Ray Sheldon

State Cave Policy

Jeff Cummings

Wesley Chapel Gulf Project

Mark Deebel

Qualkinbush Cave System

David Black

5th Indiana Cave Symposium 1997

Discussion Presenter

Activities of the IKC

Bruce Bowman

Jefferson Proving Ground Update

Ray Shelton

Bioinventory Blue River Project

Dr.Jerry Lewis

IKC Bat Count

Keith Dunlap

Mexico Expedition

Joe and Tina Oliphant

Reeves Cave Project

Andrew DuBois

Marengo Crayfish Count

Tom Sollman

Caving in the 70s

John Benton

Wesley Chapel Gulf

Mark Deebel

4th Indiana Cave Symposium 1996

Discussion Presenter

Jefferson Proving Ground Update

Ray Shelton, Bruce Trotter, Kevin Woods

Overview of GPS Units

Harold Geick

Kool Spring Cave

Scott Fee

Indiana Biological Inventories

Dr. Jerry Lewis

Eric's River Cave

Chris Schotter

Whistling Cave

Bill Baus

3rd Indiana Cave Symposium 1995

Discussion Presenter

10 Year history of the IKC

Bruce Bowman

Tracking the Indiana Bat

Keith Dunlap

HNF (KARST) update

Clyde Simerman

HNF Management

Larry Mullins

Surveying in Jefferson Proving Grounds

Ray Shelton

The Northern Blind Cavefish

Dr.Bill Pearson

Baker Hollow Cave Update

Terry Clark

Nelson Maudlin Spring Cave

Ronnie Burns

2nd Indiana Cave Symposium 1994

Discussion Presenter

Wyandotte Cave Cleanup

Roger Gleitz

dye tracing related to SR 37 widening

Andy Duwelius

Amblyopsis Cavefish status report

Dr. Bill Pearson

Exploration of Carter Cave in KY

Joe Parks

Extension of Baker Hollow Cave

Terry Clark

Temperature Monitoring in Jim Rays Cave

Keith Dunlap

Status report on crawfish of Shiloh Cave

Tom Sollman

Jefferson Proving Grounds project

Ray Sheldon

Exploration of Milltown Quarry Cave

David Black

1st Indiana Cave Symposium 1993

Discussion Presenter

Karst Analysis Resource Survey Team (KARST)

Larry Mullins

Bat Census

Keith Dunlap

Spring Mill State Park survey project

Steve Collins

Exploration of caves in Indiana and Kentucky

Misc.