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The Texas Speleological Survey (TSS) is a non-profit corporation established in 1960 to collect, organize, and maintain information on Texas caves and karst (the term for a landscape likely to contain caves). . . . [read more]

Texas Caving has a new home!

The Texas Speleological Survey (TSS) and the Texas Cave Management Association (TCMA) are pleased to announce the new Texas Speleology Center! This facility will serve as the new joint headquarters for both organizations and the archive for the Texas Speleological Association. and will eventually be the new home of the TSS library currently located at the Pickle Research campus. The Texas Speleology Center is located near Driftwood, TX (southwest of Austin) and is in the former residence of Bill Mixon (read more . . . )

Next TSS Event

Event Co-Sponsored by TSS:
The 23rd biennial meeting of the National Cave and Karst Management Symposium (NCKMS), to be held in San Marcos, Texas on 1–5 November 2021, hosted by the Austin Water – Balcones Canyonlands Preserve. This is an exciting opportunity for 2021's International Year of Caves and Karst. More information here; mark your calendars NOW!

Quarterly Meeting:
The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be scheduled after the move is completed. We'll keep you posted.
Meetings will be at the Texas Speleological Center, 14045 North Green Hills Loop, Austin 78737-8619
Meeting Contact: Jim Kennedy.
How to get to the TSC: MAP or Directions to Texas Speleological Center

NEWS: Moving has begun! On Thursday, 22 October, the file cabinets and furniture got moved from Pickle Campus to the TSC. The 250+ boxes of data will follow soon. More on that to come.

NOSTALGIA: Our old home: MAP to TSS Pickle Office

More news . . .

Orion Knox in the entrance room of Electro-Mag Cave, Sun City, Williamson County, Texas - photo George Veni - click for a larger image in a new window           
Orion Knox in the entrance room of Electro-Mag Cave, Sun City, Williamson County, Texas.
- photo George Veni

The TSS has an active publication program in support of Texas caving.

  • For a complete listing and information on availability and orders, click here.
  • For free downloads of more publications (OOP and Open Access), click here

The Caves of Government Canyon, edited by Marvin Miller



MASTHEAD PHOTO: Government Canyon Blowhole: photo by Marvin Miller

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