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Cave Research Foundation Operation Areas

Most of Cave Research Foundation's work is conducted through five different operations areas which are located primarily on state and federal lands that contain caves and karst. Projects are done under a nationwide Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of the Interior, a Memorandum of Agreement with Bureau of Land Management, or through local working agreements depending on the requirements of each area. The areas include:

Eastern Operations
Mammoth Cave National Park (Kentucky)
Cumberland Gap National Historical Monument (Virginia/Tennessee)
Cave Hollow Arbogast Cave Survey Project (West Virginia)

Sequoia/Kings Canyon Operations Area
Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park (California)
Mineral King (California)

Carlsbad Caverns Project
Carlsbad Caverns National Park (New Mexico)

Lava Beds Operations Area
Lava Beds National Monument (California)

Ozark Operations Area
Ozark National Scenic Riverways (NPS - Missouri)
Missouri Department of Conservation (Missouri)
Mark Twain National Forest, Pioneer Forest (Missouri)
Buffalo National River (NPS-Arkansas)
Russell Preserve Survey Project (Oklahoma)

Page last updated or validated on January 28, 2019