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Cave Ecology

Unless otherwise noted, all courses are based out of Hamilton Valley Field Station, located on the border of Mammoth Cave National Park near Bowling Green, Kentucky. See Logistics page for more information.


May 12-18, 2024

Cave Ecology

INSTRUCTOR: mr. chuck sutherland


Chuck Sutherland has been caving for 15 years, and has all the while been bringing his camera along for the adventure. His photography has been published in international media like ABC, BBC, and the Discovery Channel. His work appears in academic journals, music videos, news outlets, books, magazines, and websites. Professionally he works as Director of Informatics with the Upper Cumberland Development District where he manages spatial and a spatial data resources for two regional government agencies. He is also an adjunct geology professor at Tennessee Technological University.


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