Members of the Oregon Grotto participate in many projects related to the conservation, study, and exploration of caves. Please click on a link below for more information.
Umpqua National Forest Draft Forest Cave Management Handbook - Umpqua National Forest is soliciting comments on a Draft Forest Cave Management Handbook. Charlie Larson is working on a response and needs input from interested grotto members. The document is available at: http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/umpqua/projects/index.php
Oregon Caves Project - On and off project to help clean or do what ever maintenance needed. Check events for dates on projects.
Papoose Regating Project - No info at this time.
Bat Count - Mount Saint Helens bat count. If you see bats in a cave let me know all details. How many, cave, and date. E-mail to Kim Luper.
Ape cave Projects:
Recommendations for the Ape Cave - Trail of Two Forest Recreation Area Management Improvements. Ole, Lake cave visitor count report .
Mt. St. Helens Project