Rogers Belmont Changes Hands

The Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy, Inc., leased this cave in Virginia for a number of years. It had been a long-closed cave. Board Member Jeff Jahn and Front Royal Grotto successfully managed the cave with very few problems and with good landowner relations until the landowner decided to sell the property. The lease was suspended. The […]

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Virginia is for Cave Lovers

The MAKC decided to hold its August meeting in Virginia for the second year in a row. Board member Jeff Jahn is from Front Royal Virginia, and the MAKC’s most recent cave lease is Rogers Belmont Cave near Front Royal. The year previously the board met and visited the property. The terms of the lease […]

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Rogers Belmont Cave

The Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy, Inc., leased this cave in Virginia for a number of years. It had been a long-closed cave. Board Member Jeff Jahn and Front Royal Grotto successfully managed the cave with very few problems and with good landowner relations. The property changed hands in 2016 and there was a five-year pause in […]

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Rogers Belmont Management Plan

INTRODUCTION The Mid-Atlantic Karst Conservancy (MAKC) is a non-profit organization incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania in 1997. The MAKC owns or leases various karst preserves in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The MAKC was established by cavers to preserve and ensure access to caves by acquiring and managing caves and karst areas for conservation, scientific […]

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