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SERA Organizations

The Southeastern Regional Association (SERA) of the National Speleological Society (NSS) is an 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, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Contains URL's to Organization Web sites and/or contacts.

Cave Conservation Organizations

Caving Grottos (Clubs)

Cave Surveys

Non-SERA Cave Related Organizations in the Southeastern U.S.

Other:  National Speleological Society Regional Organizations
NSS Cave Conservancies/Conservation Task Forces 

Cave Conservation Organizations

Cave Conservation and Management Section of the NSS

SERA Karst Task Force (SKTF)
484 Wildheart Lane
Sewanee, TN  37375

Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc (SCCI)
40 Hidden Brook Lane
Signal Mountain, TN 37377

Subterranean Conservation

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Caving Grottos (Clubs)



Birmingham Grotto 
PO Box 59607
Birmingham, AL, 35259-9607
Publication: Birmingham Grotto Newsletter
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Central Alabama Grotto 
2935 Goodwin RD
Morris, AL, 35116-1648
Publication: Alabama Underground
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Cullman Grotto 
123 co. rd. 250
Cullman, AL, 35057
Publication: The Flowstone
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Druid City Cavers 
6336 Letson Farm Trail
Bessemer, AL, 35022-7053
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Gadsden Grotto 
PO Box 2092
Gadsden, AL, 35903
Publication: Gadsden Grotto Newsletter
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Huntsville Grotto 
PO Box 1702 W Station
Huntsville, AL, 35807-0702
Publication: Huntsville Grotto Newsletter
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Jackson County Grotto 
706 Garland Ferry Rd
Scottsboro, AL, 35768
Publication: The Jackson County Grotto News
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Montgomery Grotto 
529 Paddock Lane
Montgomery, AL, 36109
Publication: MGnews
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Central Florida Grotto 
551 Homestead Ave NE
Palm Bay, FL, 32907
Publication: Subterranean Droppings
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Flint River Grotto 
128 Judith Dr
Bainbridge, GA, 39817
Publication: Deep South
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Florida Speleological Society 
PO Box 12581
Gainesville, FL, 32604-0581
Publication: Florida Speleologist
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River City Grotto 
11341 Mandarin Ridge Lane
Jacksonville, FL, 32258
Publication: River City Caver
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Tampa Bay Area Grotto 
1212 E. Clifton St.
Tampa, FL, 33604
Publication: none
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Athens Speleological Society 
157 Madison Oaks Dr
Colbert, GA, 30628-2051
Publication: No publication
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Augusta Cave Masters 
4346 Ridge Cliff Drive
Augusta, GA, 30909
Publication: Nineteenth Hole
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Clayton County Cavers 
2053 Cezar Dr
Kennesaw, GA, 30152-3109
Publication: Monthly Breakdown
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Clock Tower Grotto 
P.O. Box 490096
Mount Berry, GA, 30149-0096
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Dogwood City Grotto 
PO Box 417
Decatur, GA, 30031-0417
Publication: Georgia Underground
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Middle Georgia Grotto 
300 Flora Cir
Warner Robins, GA, 31088
Publication: Cave Talk
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Pigeon Mountain Grotto 
PO Box 7
Rock Spring, GA, 30739
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Flint River Grotto 
128 Judith Dr
Bainbridge, GA, 39817,
Publication: Deep South 

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Green River Grotto 
Attn: Weston Hennion
731 Cedar Hill Church Rd
Park City, KY 42160


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Crescent City Cavers 
2032 2nd St.
New Orleans, LA, 70113


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North Carolina

Bryson City Grotto 
PO Box 791
Bryson City, NC, 28713
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Flittermouse Grotto 
72 Dale St.
Asheville, NC, 28806
Publication: Der Fledermaus
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Triangle Troglodytes 
701 Starling Ln.
Durham, NC, 27713
Publication: None- Was Troglodyte Tribune
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South Carolina

South Carolina Interstate Grotto
PO Box 1171
Greer, SC, 29652-1171

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Chattanooga Grotto 
PO Box 11506
Chattanooga, TN, 37401-2506
Publication: The TAGLine
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Clarksville Underground 
3469 Hunters Ridge
Woodlawn, TN, 37191
Publication: no current publication
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East Tennessee Grotto 
PO Box 4802
Oak Ridge, TN, 37831
Publication: Speleotype
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Mountain Empire Grotto 
381 Beechwood Circle
Bristol, TN, 37620
Publication: Underground Mountaineer
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Nashville Grotto 
PO Box 23114
Nashville, TN, 37202
Publication: SpeleoNews
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Sewanee Mountain Grotto 
1545 Old Sewanee Road
Sewanee , TN, 37375
Publication: T.A.G. Caver.....quarterly pub
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Six Ridges Grotto 
1715 Old Baileyton Rd
Afton, TN, 37616-3823
Publication: The RidgeWalker
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Smoky Mountain Grotto 
6204 Layton Ln
Knoxville, TN, 37909
Publication: SMG Newsletter & Speleotype
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Southport Chronic Cavers 
1610 Evergreen Street
Chapel Hill, TN, 37034
Publication: The Southport Digs
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Spencer Mountain Grotto 
231 Spencer Drive
Spencer, TN, 38585
Publication: Mud & Rope
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Upper Cumberland Grotto 
924 Nottingham
Cookeville, TN, 38506
Publication: Winged Messenger
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Cave Surveys

Alabama Cave Survey
610 Little Ridge Rd NW
Fort Payne, AL, 35967
Publication: Alabama Cave Survey

Florida Cave Survey
4321 Meadowood Street
Orlando, FL, 32812
Publication: Index of the Florida Cave Survey

Georgia Speleological Survey
195 Windy Ct SW
Lilburn, GA, 30047
Publication: Bulletin of the GSS

Tennessee Cave Survey
276 Dodson Chapel Road
Cookeville, TN, 38506
Publication: Tennessee Caver

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Non-SERA Cave Related Organizations in the Southeastern U.S.

Cave Conservation Organizations

Basically Bats
Wildlife Conservation Society, Inc

Bat Conservation International, Inc

Caving Clubs

Outdoor Recreation at Georgia Tech (ORGT)
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA

Cave Surveys

Campaign Area Caving Association (CACA) 
157 Madison Oaks Dr
Colbert, GA 30628

Carolina Cave Survey
North and South Carolina
Box 100
Old Fort, NC 28762

HR3 (HR Cubed)
2563 Thompson Rd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Cave Rescue Organizations

Eastern Region of the National Cave Rescue Commission

Southeastern Region National Cave Rescue Commission

Electronic Caving Forums

SERA Karst Task Force
The Southeastern Regional Associations' - Karst Task Force Committee (SKTF) is a resource committee under SERA dedicated to cave and karst conservation.
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Daily digest on caving activities in Tennessee/Alabama/Georgia

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