The Texas Speleological Association is the state wide caving organization.
If you are interested in going caving, check out their website at: http://www.cavetexas.org/
Their Calendar Link provides the dates and activities available. Many of these are Work
Projects at the caves where you can assist.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 was the 20th and the last TCC CAVE DAY.
We would like to thank the 12,000+ visitors that made that event successful.
The Texas Cave Conservancy will be hosting Avery Ranch Cave Tours starting January 17, 2015.
Check this site for the date and additional information.
The tours will be by reservation and will be limited to twenty visitors per tour.
Check out the Avery Ranch Cave Tour section located at the top of the list on the left.
Thanks to your support, the Texas Cave Conservancy has reached over 1,765,161 hits to our website.
We have made some changes to make our site both more interesting and more useful as an educational resource.
Click on Dave Cave on the left to reach our cave related search engine. Help us reach teachers and the children
by telling them about this educational site.
Thank you for supporting the Texas Cave Conservancy.
On October 13, 1994, several cavers gathered in New Braunfels, Texas to create the Texas Cave Conservancy.
The Mission Statement of this non-member, non-profit, 501 (c) (3) Texas corporation is listed below.
"The Texas Cave Conservancy is dedicated to the protection of caves, cave life, and aquifers as related to caves.
We work through public education, scientific research and cave management by assisting land
developers, municipalities, conservation groups, other non-profit organizations and private land- owners in
the protection and management of caves."
There are over one thousand known caves in the urban areas throughout Texas. Some of the best caves have
been destroyed. As development continues, the goal of the Texas Cave Conservancy is to save as many caves as
possible through the establishment of parks and preserves. Much of our income is from the design, construction,
and the management of cave preserves. As a non-profit organization, our consultation is provided at no cost
to the cave owner.