Workshops are just one of the many ways the symposium provides opportunities for promoting, advancing, and sharing concepts in effective cave and karst resource management.


Space is limited in all four workshops so be sure to sign up early!



Visual Interpretation

Cave Surveying

Bat Cave Assessment

GIS & Digital Mapping

Participants will gain hands-on experience in the common practices employed in cave survey and cartography.

(Fee $35)

Participants will gain a better understanding of photographic storytelling for cave and karst interpretation, as well as techniques for shooting in cave environments.

(Fee $35)

Participants will learn to identify bat caves, assess populations and prioritize their importance,  as well as assessing for human-induced changes and suggesting appropriate remediation.

 (Fee $30)



Participants will acquire an overall understanding of various GIS and digital mapping solutions, their applications, and suggested best practices for implementation. (No Fee)

NCKMS 2013 at NCKRI  -  400-1 Cascades Avenue  -  Carlsbad  -  New Mexico  - 88220