2005 Proceedings

Proceedings of the 2005
National Cave and Karst Management Symposium
Table of Contents
Articles are available on the web for your reference in PDF format.

Chairman’s Welcome



Macro-Invertebrate Survey of Timpanogos Cave
Jon Jasper and Dr Riley Nelson

Cave Resource Inventories: Why are they Important?
Johanna Kovarik and Pat Kambesis

Cave Faunal Study for the Interstate 66 E.I.S (Somerset to London, Kentucky)
Julian J. Lewis and Salisa L. Lewis

Hawaiian Cave Biology: Status of Conservation and Management
Fred D. Stone and Francis G. Howarth

Microbial Speleology: Opportunities and Challenges
Diana E. Northup and Penelope J. Boston

Critical Issues in Cave Biology
William R. Elliott

Bacteria as Indicators of Human Impact in Caves
Kathleen H. Lavoie and Diana E. Northup

Missouri’s Cave Focus Areas
William R. Elliott


Caves, Karst, and the Public

Cave Management Guidelines for Western Mountain National Parks of Canada
Greg Horne

Strategy for Managing Alpha Radiation in Show Caves to Protect Caves, Cave Employees, and Cave-Businesses
Thomas Aley, Kimberly Castillon, and John Sagendorf

Studying Cave Visitation Trends at Timpanogos Cave National Monument and Nutty Putty Cave
Jon Jasper

History of Resource Management: Conflict and Resolution, Howes Cave, New York
Steven J. Stokowski, Paul A. Rubin, and Benson P. Guenther


General Interest

Cave and Karst Centers of Excellence
James R. Goodbar

Collaborative Efforts Between University and Non-Profit Groups in The Evaluation of Cave and Karst Resources
Melissa Hendrickson and Richie Kessler

Digging: Guidelines for Cavers and Resource Managers
William K. Jones, David C. Culver, and Philip C. Lucas

Very Small and Eclectic Caves: Conservation and Management Issues
Ernst H. Kastning

Experimental Research on the Use of Thermography to Locate Heat Signatures from Caves
Jim Thompson and Murray Marvin

Photography and The Digital Image Workflow as Cave Management Tools
Kevin Downey

Correlating Geophysics and Cave Cartography for Greater Accuracy and Application
Jeremy A Tallent, Nicholas C. Crawford, and Patrica Kambesis

Assessment of Atrazine Within a Karst Landscape In Rough River Lake Reservoir, Kentucky
Scotty R. Sharp

How are we doing? Evaluation of Cave and Karst Programs
Kathleen H. Lavoie and Louise D. Hose

2007 NCKMS, Saint Louis, Missouri
William R. Elliott, Jim Kaufmann

Strategies for Accessing and Monitoring High-Flow, Submerged Cave Systems In Central Florida
Terrence N. Tysall, Amy L. Giannotti, and Rima B. Franklin

The Global Karst Digital Portal: an Emerging Collaboratorium Will Enhance Information Exchange Among Cave and Karst Managers
Louise D. Hose, Robert Brinkmann, and Diana E. Northup

Using Sandblasting to Remove Graffiti in Bloomington Cave, Utah
Jon Jasper and Kyle Voyles

Down Under! Incorporating Cave and Karst Research Into Primary and Secondary Education
Amy L. Giannotti, Rima B. Franklin, and Terrence N. Tysall



Monitoring and Environmental Microclimate Data Obtained From Studies of Hibernacula Sites within Caves in West Virginia
Mike Masterman and Todd Leonhardt

The Forgotten Bat Caves: Recognizing and Managing Bat Caves Even When There Are No Bats
Jim Kennedy

Bat Gates for Large Colonies and Maternity Sites
Roy Powers and Jim Kennedy

The MDC Method: Counting Bats with Infrared Video
William R. Elliott, James E. Kaufmann, Stephen T. Samoray, and Sara E. Gardner

Ecological Restoration of Stuart Bat Cave, Kickapoo Cavern State Park, Texas
Jim Kennedy


Cave Management – National

Lava Cave Management in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park
Fred D. Stone, Francis G. Howarth, and Jadelyn Moniz Nakamura

Developing a 3D Model in GIS to Assess the Potential Extent of the Jewel Cave System: A Tool for Managing the Unknown
Michael E. Wiles

Mapping Surface Geology to Protect Cave and Karst Resources of the Jewel Cave System
Michael E. Wiles

Protecting Virginia’s Caves and Karst Through the Environmental Project Review Process
Wil Orndorff, Rene Hypes, Phil Lucas, Joey Fagan, Carol Zokaites, Zenah Orndorff, Charlotte Lucas, and Benjamin Schwartz


Cave Management – International

Thinking About Karst and World Heritage
Elery Hamilton-Smith

Karst Management in British Columbia: The Transition to a Results-based Forest Practices Framework and the Legally Supported Practice Requirements for Karst Resource Features
Paul Griffiths, Peter Bradford, Bob Craven, Bill I’Anson, Carol Ramsey, and Tim Stokes

Chinese/American Cooperation in Cave Management and Study at Wanhua Cave, Hunan Province, China
Patricia Kambesis, Jiang Zhongcheng, Chris Groves, Andrea Croskrey, and Johanna Kovarik

Castleguard Cave Digital Mapping – Volunteerism over Four Decades
Greg Horne


Cave Conservancies Methods and Objectives

Karst Conservation in the Ozarks: Forty Years at Tumbling Creek Cave
William R. Elliott, Thomas J. Aley

The Missouri Caves and Karst Conservancy: Twelve years of Cave Conservation in Missouri
James E. Kaufmann

McFails Cave, the Beginning of NSS Cave Ownership and Development of a Model for Interactive Cave Management
Fred D. Stone


Site Specific Standards

The Oregon Cave Controversies and The National Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management
William R. Halliday

The National Park Service’s Cave and Karst Management Program
Ronal Kerbo

Facilitating Research at Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Dale L. Pate

Source Area Delineation of Russell Cave National Monument and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Parks
Brian D. Sakofsky and Nicholas Crawford


Addresses of Participants