Wounded Warrior turned caver on Conservation Lands

Wounded Warrior joins Fort Stanton Cave Study Project by Lynda A. Sánchez Imagine a dark place hundreds of feet below the surface of the earth. Imagine using your hands and feet to feel your way, using your fingers and toes to help guide you in a narrow crevice or in … read more


From Cavers to Carpenters

The members of the Fort Stanton Cave Study Project (“Friends”), CLF’s leadership award winners from 2011, have expanded their focus and taken on a large restoration effort.  The Friends consist of scientists, engineers and cave enthusiasts who came together to advocate for the Fort Stanton/Snowy River Cave Conservation Area- mainly due … read more


Friends Groups Receive National Awards

Local Conservation Groups Receive National Awards Throughout the West, there are amazing people and organizations working to protect and support America’s National Conservation Lands. The folks doing this work aren’t looking for recognition, but boy do they deserve it! In September, the Conservation Lands Foundation said thanks to all our … read more


Celebrating 10 years of the Snowy River passage in Ft Stanton Cave

On September 1, Ft Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area and Lincoln County, New Mexico will celebrate the ten year anniversary of the discovery of the Snowy River passage, the world’s longest underground river of calcite. The discovery of Snowy River, credited to the incredible work of the Fort Stanton … read more