Introduction to Six Days with Carroll by Jeff Page Now, there is still another world under the one we live on. You can reach it by going down a spring, a water hole. But you need underworld people to be your scouts and guide you. The world under our earth is exactly like ours, except that it’s winter down there when it’s summer up here. We can see that easily, because spring water is warmer than the air in winter and cooler than the air in summer. -From Earth Making, Cherokee tradition*read more
Participants – Bill Gee (trip leader)
Permit number 1910-1
This was supposed to be our annual bat census trip where we count bats from the Lunch Room to the Mountain Room. One of the participants dropped out very early Saturday morning, leaving us no time to recruit a replacement.read more
Fredericks, a local family that built our new road, and Danny
Schupbach, a gentleman who provided great assistant during the
construction of the shaft, and two of his friends saw Carroll for the
first time. They made their trip to Thunder Falls, the Carroll
Passage and Angel Pool Passage without a problem. They enjoyed their
trip and were very complementary of our effort. Three other locals
that had planned to participate were not able to make it this year.read more
In the spring of 2017 Bill Gee led three trips into Carroll Cave. Joshua Mouser was working on a masters project at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, doing eDNA data collection and analysis. He has completed his thesis paper and earned his Master of Science degree.
The complete paper is attached below as a PDF file. It is 130 pages of pretty dense reading! read more
Dedicated to the study, conservation and preservation of the Carroll Cave watershed.