Southeastern Regional Association of the National Speleological Society

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The Southeastern Regional Association (SERA) of the National Speleological Society (NSS) is a regional organization made up of all the NSS organizations (caving grottos (clubs) and surveys) in the Southeastern portion of the United States of America. The SERA region includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The purpose of SERA is to further the aims of the NSS in the Southeast.

If you are interested in caving, contact your nearest caving organization to find out more information about caving. If you are in the Southeastern U.S., check out the SERA Organizations, otherwise, contact the the National Speleological Society. Please cave safely and responsibly - check out Cave Conservation, Cave Safety, and Closed Cave Lists. Local grottos (caving clubs) will be able to provide you with more information on caving technique and best practice.

2024 SERA Winter Business Meeting was hosted by the Nashville Grotto

February 17th, 2024
Warner Park Nature Center
Nashville, TN.

2025 SERA Winter Business Meeting

If you would like to submit anything to the photo and find art salon, please contact Annabelle Dempsey.
To submit a map to the map salon please contact Brent Aulenbach.

2024 (72nd) SERA Cave Carnival has been cancelled.




Proposed Amendment to the SERA Bylaws:

The officers of the Committee shall be named a "Board of Directors" which include the positions of Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary/Treasurer.



White Nose Syndrome

White Nose Syndrome (WNS) is continuing to spread towards the SERA region. All are encourged to follow the caving moratoria in WNS-infected areas and to follow the decontamination guidelines. Stay up to date with all the latest information concerning White Nose Syndrome here.

SERA Website awarded the NSS Web Page Award for January - March, 2000.

SERA wishes to express Thanks to Brent Aulenbach for his years of service as SERA's first Webmaster!

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