Kentucky Speleological Survey Annual Presentation Meeting & Survey Weekend

All times are given in Center Standard Time Zone

September 16, 2016

Friday Night Sinkhole Clean Up & Bon Fire

When: 5:00PM-9ish

Where: 5030 Mt. Olivet Rd, Bowling Green KY 42101

What you need: Gloves, BYOB

2 Choices of lodging: Hamilton Valley ($12 180 Hamilton Valley Rd, Cave City KY 42127) or in BG with the Green River Grotto


Saturday Cave Survey

When: 10:00AM-5PMish

Where: Parking Lot of Lost River Cave. 2818 Nashville Rd Bowling Green Ky 42101   

Type of Caving:

Lost River & State Trooper are both wet. The weekend shows chance of rain. If we can’t survey in these we will have a backup plan.


Saturday Evening Cookout at Hamilton Valley

When: after survey… 630-7pm

Where:  180 Hamilton Valley Rd, Cave City KY 42127

Bring a side dish if possible.


Sunday Annual Presentation Meeting

When: 830AM

Where: Downing Student Union Room 2123. Look for attached map.



Meeting Schedule

8:30: Howard Kalnitz & Josh Brewer – Opening Remarks & New, Caver Friendly, KSS Bylaws

8:50: Sean Vanderhoff – KY Division of Water Karst Inventory and Mapping Initiative

9:10: Dr. Pat Kambesis – Connection potential at Mammoth Cave

9:30 Bill Walden – Blowing Cave, Wayne County

9:50 – 10 min break

10:00: Brian Devine – Wayne County

10:20: Howard Kalnitz – John Henry Cave

10:40: Sarah Arpin – Haney Caves

11:00 – 1 hour lunch provided (KSS BOARD & VOTE ON BYLAWS)

12:00:  Ben Miller – Dale Hollow State Park

12:20: Dr. George Crothers – Types of Archaeological Remains or Features Cavers May Encounter.

12:40: Dr. Jason Polk – Corvette Collapse

1:00: - Stephanie Stoops -Louisville Grotto

1:20: Ken Bailey – LiDAR    

1:40: Presentation Meeting Closing – Josh Brewer

1:50: KSS Paper Meeting – Wanting to get involved? Please join us especially County Coordinators!!!


Any questions please email me at caverjoshbrewer23@....