Symposium | Indiana Cave Survey

Mailing Address

PO Box 2401, Indianapolis, IN 46206


Symposium Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Location: Handy Meeting Barn
Time: 5PM EDT for food and 6:30PM presentations began
Details: Bring side dish if you so desire


The Indiana Cave Symposium 2018 will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Handy Meeting Barn just south of Bloomington, Indiana. This year will mark the 26th anniversary of the Symposium being sponsored by the Indiana Cave Survey and the Indiana Karst Conservancy. The address is: 2827 E Moffett Ln Bloomington IN 47401
The traditional pitch in dinner will start at 5:00 PM EDT. The ICS and the IKC will provide dogs, burgers, veggie burgers, cheese, buns, paper plates, plastic ware, napkins, condiments, soft drinks and ice. Please bring your favorite covered dish. The presentations will start at 6:30 PM.
The tentative presentation topics and presenters are:
Small Town Boy Travels to Big City: The Molecular Phylogenetics of Cave Isopods of IndianaJerry Lewis
Binkley Cave & Dewey Eckart HoleRand Heazlitt/Marion Akers
Scholarship Program for Cavers to Attend 2019 NCRC SeminarLaura Demarest
Bat Counts in Indiana CavesKeith Dunlap
State Geographical Surveys, Karst Science, and a Decade of Exploration in Southern KentuckyLee Florea
Studebaker PitTy Spatta
Texas Bear Cave, Owen CountyRob Jarboe | Scott Davis
A New Species of Spider from Stygian River CaveDr. Marc Milne


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