03.16.12

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 to the amazing underground “Snowy River” formation of Fort Stanton Cave.  Now the Friends have teamed up with the Southwest Regional Speleological Society (SouthWest Region) to restore part of an historic building dating back to 1866, located within the National Conservation Area.

Read More about their efforts in a recent article in the Ruidoso News>>