Penn Aqua Projects

Volunteers have helped us install a secure and safe driveway, clear brush away from the cave entrance, install a gate to the driveway and are helping us manage the cave. We are all volunteers. Please keep in mind that previously cavers parked along the road and went along a trail to the cave that is […]

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Penn Aqua Management Plan

PENN AQUA CAVE MANAGEMENT PLAN INTRODUCTION The Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy (MAKC), a non-profit organization incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania purchased two acres of property containing the entrance to Penn Aqua Cave in Decatur Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania in the fall of 2020. HISTORY The entrance to Penn Aqua Cave is a spring mouth at […]

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Help us purchase Penn Aqua Cave!

https://www.karst.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Adobe_Spark_Video.mp4 Support our cave conservation efforts with a donation. Your contribution supports our current cave acquisition fund and property management expenses. We are an all-volunteer organization. There is no “overhead” except for speleothems attached to the cave ceiling.

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Penn Aqua Is Ours!

MAKC member Karen Bange took the photographs of George Bange and Johnny Motto after MAKC took possession of Penn Aqua Cave in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania on Monday, December 14, 2020. Penn Aqua is NOT a beginner cave—wetsuits required—but it is a popular and fun cave for not only central Pennsylvania caves but for cavers throughout […]

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Penn Aqua Preserve Sponsors

These supporters have made the acquisition of this preserve possible. Our fundraising goal is $38,000, which includes the acquisition of two acres of land as well as acquisition expenses. We are striving to keep this list up-to-date as donations come in. Please be patient if your name does not yet appear, especially if you donated […]

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