CarrollCaveConservancy archives for the year 2018

1975 Trip Report

The PDF file below was written by Jim Ladesich after a Carroll Cave trip in 1975.  We are not sure of the exact date.  The report was provided by Charlie Watts who was one of the founders of KCAG. Bill Gee JimLadesichTripReport

7/3/2018 – data collection

The marked trail around the Giant formation in Carroll Passage has pretty much
disintegrated. It needs to be rebuilt.

3/31/2018 – Finish anchoring stilling well, reposition rope light

looks like snotites. They are probably strands of calcite that is not yet hard. I got that stuff all over me!

Flood events in Lower Thunder River

In early January 2018 Carroll Cave Conservancy bought and installed another stream level data logger.  The new logger is located about 150 feet downstream from Thunder Falls. The hypothesis supporting the new logger is that Lower Thunder River floods before Upper Thunder River.  The flood progression is for Upper Thunder River to run at normal […]

2017 Hydrology Project Report

2017 was, with one exception, a rather dull year regarding hydrology events in Carroll Cave.  Two major floods were recorded along with one minor flood. The major floods occurred on 29 April and 5 May.  In both cases Thunder River rose to a bit over 20 feet.  This is not the highest level we have […]

1/7/2018 – Carroll Passage visit

classified as a possible fungal pathogen

1/6/2018 – Data Logger Service

we had a bag of tools, a concrete block and a new stilling well