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Cave Talk

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Title:
Cave Talk
Series Title:
Cave Talk
Creator:
Bob Holt ( suggested by )
National Cave Association
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Language:
English

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Subjects / Keywords:
Resource Management ( local )
Genre:
Newsletter
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Location:
United States

Notes

General Note:
Cave Talk is a publication of the National Caves Association, a non-profit trade association founded in 1965 by a small group of private show cave owners. These initial members sought to bring together show cave owners and operators from across the United States to promote the show cave industry to the public, to share information and ideas, and to lobby for legislation favorable to the show cave industry.
Restriction:
Open Access - Permission by Publisher
Original Version:
(April 19, 1999)
General Note:
See Extended description for more information.

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University of South Florida Library
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University of South Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
K26-00988 ( USFLDC DOI )
k26.988 ( USFLDC Handle )
20923 ( karstportal - original NodeID )

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NCA CaveTa k NATIONAL CAVES ASSOCIATION April 19, 1999 Barbara Munson, Coordinator 4138 Dark Hollow Rd. McMinnville. TN 37110 Phone (931) 668.3925 Fax (931) 668.3988 m. cavern. COl NEWS OF WHAT'S NEW We're going to devote this issue to some of the new ideas, services and suppliers that could be of interest to our NCA member caves. III a fer1 days tiJere [vill be anotiJer issue of NCA CA lIE TALK to brillg you up to date all NCA lleb'S. VIDEOS AND CD-ROMS Gary Roberson reports his survey indicated a good representation of our membership was interested in the Cave Video, and that Holiday-Finley would probably have them available in May. Response to the CD-Rom was somewhat more tentative, but it's likely they will go ahead with the idea next year. LOOKING FOR NEW IDEAS? Look through the enclosed list of activities available at NCA member caves, maybe you'll see an idea to try or promote at your cave .... EDUCATION 1999 SUMl1ER INSTITUTES IN TOURISH -All five of the 5-day (4.5 CEU.) offered by New York University in June and July look interesting. Write to: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, School of Continuing Professional Studies, Center of Hospitality, Tourism, and Travel Administration, 48 Cooper Square, Room 103, New York, NY 10003 or visit their Web site at W\YW. scps.nyu. edu/chatta. SKID-PROOF Those who attended the 3rd I.S.C.A. (International Show Caves Association) Congress last year in Sardgena, Italy, had an opportunity to see and use DiaSell Skid-proof resurfaced walkways in the caves of Frasassi. The NCA Office can mail or fax you more info. PHOTOGRAPHERS Viithin the same "Ieek last month we Here contacted by first one, then another professional photographer specializing in cave work. Each of these men, in addition to impressive lists of cave picture aHards, had done photographic work for various of our NCA member caves. At our request, they have each supplied us with information about themselves and their services -please see the enclosed attachments. >DAVID HARRIS, Harris Photographic Services, P.O. Box 6789, Woodland Park, Colorado 80866, 719-687-8757, hpsphoto@usa.net >PETER JONES, Shot in the Dark Cave Photography, 80 Hountain St., Camden, Maine 04843, 207-236-6112, pjcaver@mint.net STORY AND ACTIVITY BOOKS >ONE-DERLAND PRESS, 6985 El Camino Real, 105-573, Carlsbad, California 92009, 1-800-471-0325, \~~I.onderlandpress.com Please see the two enclosed attachments. ONYX PINS >Be sure to see the beautiful new full-color catalogue of onyx and gifts from TEX-MEX IMPORTING CO. ,INC., 3100 Colbath Road, McAllen, Texas 78503, 1-800-945-6699, Tex Ray is an NCA Affiliate Member. >Trading Pins, Lapel Pins, Embroidered Patches, etc. Justin Thurman,

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THE ~ffiRIT GROUP, 1156 W. 103rd St., Suite 108, Kansas City, MO 64114, 913-385-3657, www.planetkc.com/merit T's, SWEATSHIRTS Bats, speleothems, cave scenes, glow in the dark, and other natural designs. >REFLECTIVE I~mGES, 42 Digital Dr., # 10, Novato, California 94949, 1-800-366-5815 PICTORIAL ITEMS >JOHN HINDE CURTEICH, INC., 5655 Lindero Canyon Road, Suite 100, Westlake, California 91362, 1-800-343-7115. NCA member caves have used cave scenes for pictorial books, view strips, magnetic note pads. post cards, and view folders. 24 HOURS A DAY Promoting and selling tickets by internet while staying in complete control >TICKETSLIVE CORPORATION, Kathy Lahey, P. O. Box 504, DeWitt, NY 13214, 1-888-467-8989, Ext. 463, www.ticketslive.com CANADIAN MARKET >THE PERSONNEL GUIDE TO CANADA'S TRAVEL INDUSTRY Spring/Summer 1999 issue $59.40 U.S.Dollars, Circulation Department/Personnel Guide, 310 Dupont St., Toronto, Ontario 115R 1V9, Canada, 416-968-7252 WORLD CONGRESS >The 9TH Annual World Congress on Adventure Travel & Ecotourism, "Sustainability, Harketability and the 21st Century" September 19-22, 1999, Tuscon, Arizona. The Travel Adventure Society, 6551 S. Revere Parkway. Suite 160, Englewood, CO 80111, 303-649-9016 www.adventuretravel.com Panning for genstones and minerals at the Natural Bridge Caverns Mining Company Sluice located at NATURAL BRIDGE CAVERNS near San Antonio, Texas


Description
Cave Talk is a publication of the National Caves
Association, a non-profit trade association founded in 1965
by a small group of private show cave owners. These initial
members sought to bring together show cave owners and
operators from across the United States to promote the show
cave industry to the public, to share information and ideas,
and to lobby for legislation favorable to the show cave
industry.