TCMA Activities Newsletter

TCMA Activities Newsletter

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TCMA Activities Newsletter
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TCMA Activities Newsletter
George Veni ( suggested by )
Texas Cave Management Association (TCMA)
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Geology ( local )
Resource Management ( local )
Technical Speleology ( local )
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The TCMA Activities Newsletter is the official publication of the Texas Cave Management Association, a Conservancy of the National Speleological Society.
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(May 1996)
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The TCMA Activities Newsletter is the official
publication of the Texas Cave Management Association,
a Conservancy of the National Speleological


NEXT BOARD MEETING AT WIMBERLY T b Texas Cave Management Association has scheduled a board meeting during the weekend of the Texas Speleological Association Convention, May 3 5. The board of directors' meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:45 am Sunday, May 5, on the Lone Man II Ranch, with the likely location of the meeting at the San Antonio camp. For amv&eme, the meeting will precede the Texas Speleological Association session, scheduled for 10:00 am Sunday. Pleme bring extra lawn chairs. TCMA members ad other interested persons are invited to attend the meeting. For more infomation, please contact Jay Jodeq TCMA president, at (214) 382-2458 or Carl Ponebshek at (210) 8244843. Tb agd includes don on a permanent secretary, with Julie Jenkins of Austin nominated, and discussion of candidates for vice-^^. 'I'bis is a call for nominations for that position. Mike Grirnm has expressed interest. Other agenda items should be seat to ~~ Linda Palit at 4019 Ramsgate, San Antonio, Texas 78230. Her number is (210) 69-1388. Caver directions: The Lone Man II ranch is across the river from the traditional Texas Cavers Reunion site at Little Arbas near Wimberly. It's located off RM 12 and County Roads 173 and 174. For more infomation, consult the TSA Activities Newsletter. owners. All cavers are asked ta stay away, and stay away we must. Butch Fralia i~ acting on bhdf of all avers in mgatiom with the new land owners and is doing everything possible to expeditiously regain our visitation rig hi^. Butch will not^ Texas avers when propedy questions are settled. Butch can be reached at (817) 346-2039 or e-mailed at < > @iartha McAuthur) TCMA ON THE CAVER NET" Michael Grimm has graceously consented to nm a aver net for TCMAers and all interested cavers. If you have e-mail capabilities, send Micbael your address. (Nobb Shlhurn) TRIP ANNOUNCEMENT The Houston Grotto is plauning a caving trip to Cm Valley and around Edwards County on Apd 20th. If you are interested in going contact David hklear at: < > (Mike Grimm) USED WET !3UITS TIE ownet of Trident Diving in San Antonio has a huge pile of old wet suits that he is willing to sell very cheap. They are old rental suits, but a good deal for avers who tear them up anyway. You must ins@ and pick them up in person because he knows no sizes. The owner's name is Doh (pronounced 'Don") Hubley (pronounced 'Hubley") at (210) 734-7442 (George Veni) THE HIGH PRICE OF CAVING The following caves are available for trips: h$ry Quqy cave, Emerald Sink, and hgtry Lead Cave. However, the rancher requires an entry fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) per person. We'll see you there! This has been the situation for the past several yetus. I spoke with the rancher April the 19th and he insisted that avers are not any diiTerent than deer hunters. I will check back with him in a year or so and see if a better arrangement can be worked out. (Mike Grimm) RIVER STYX CLO!3ED In the unlikely event that you have not already heard, River Styx Cave has been (temporally) closed by the new lad MODERN DAY PHILOSOPHY J?ROM TEE NET > All generalizations are f&e. >Daddy, why doesn't this =pet pick up this floppy disk? > Frid help you move. Real friends help you move bodies. >Give me ambiguity or give me something else. >We are born naked, wet, and hungry. Then things get worse. >What is a "free" gifl? Aren't all gifts free? (From the e-mail in-bmket of Noble Shkhrn)


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