Idaho bat hibernation cave closure status: Open May 1st.
Here is a list of Shoshone District BLM cave closures
Oregon bat hibernation cave closure status: Open April 1st.
Find news and information about White Nose Syndrome in bats here
Cavers, Caving, and Cave Related Stuff
Welcome to the Official Gem State Grotto Home Page.
We hope that you find some going leads as you visit our grotto on the Web.
The Gem State Grotto is an internal organization of the
National Speleological Society.
The Grotto believes in careful preservation and conservation of cave resources.
Here is The NSS Conservation Policy
* * * What We Are All About * * *
The Gem State Grotto is a casual collection of individuals interested in the exploration of
caves, promoting and teaching conservation, protection and restoration through participation.
The grotto is a resource of experience, opportunity and support, promoting growth, responsibility
and safety through friendship, fun and adventure. The grotto is a fellowship, we are stewards of
a fragile resource.
Board Members :
- Chair : Jeff Wurst, gemstategrotto at caves dot org
- Vice-Chair : Randy Vance, gsgvicechair at gmail dot com
- Secretary / Treasurer : Bob Straub, bhstraub at msn dot com
Appointed Officers :
- BLM Liason : Dixie Lair
- Librarian : Randy Vance
- Newsletter Editor : Randy Vance
- Presentation Coordinator : Jeff Wurst
- Quartermaster : Bob Straub
- Training Coordinator : Bob Straub
The general meeting is held the third Wednesday every other month, starting January at 7:00 PM,
at Idaho Pizza Company at 7100 W Fairview, Boise, Idaho. Meeting dates for 2017: March 15, May 17, July 19, September 20, November 15.
Membership in the Gem State Grotto is open to any interested person.
Annual dues are $15.00 for individual or family.
Members are required to join the National Speleological Society within 1 year in order to be a full voting member of the Grotto.
Gem State Grotto - P.O. Box 1334 - Boise, Idaho 83701
[ Conservation |
Last Modified : February 8, 2017
Send any comments, questions, or suggestions to :
Sidewayscaver at gmail dot com
Cave On ...