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The Iowa Grotto

Iowa Chapter of
the National Speleological Society

The Iowa Grotto is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to
the exploration, preservation, and study of Iowa caves since 1949.

Click here to learn more about the National Spelelogical Society, the parent organization of the Iowa Grotto.

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By joining the Iowa Grotto, you would become part of a dedicated organization that has existed in Iowa for over 50 years. Benefits of membership include a subscription to the Grotto’s bimonthly publication, the INTERCOM, access to the Iowa Grotto ListServ, access to the Iowa Grotto Library (which currently has over 1200 entries), and lastly, members have the opportunity to become involved in the exploration and conservation of some of Iowa’s least known features – it’s caves!

Membership dues are $15.00 annually for a single membership, and are due January 1st of each year. Additional family members can also be included for $2.00 more per person.

Membership in the Iowa Grotto’s parent organization, the National Speleological Society (NSS), is not required. However, membership in the NSS, or other cave conservation organizations is encouraged. For additional information on membership in the NSS you can read a bulletin from the NSS Membership committee by clicking here (please note that the bulletin is a .pdf file and will not function unless Adobe Acrobat Reader, or a similar program, is installed on your computer).

The Iowa Grotto reserves the right to decline membership during, or after, a probationary period.

Subscriptions to the INTERCOM only (without membership benefits) are available for $13.00 per year. For more information on the INTERCOM please click on the Publications link in the menu at the top of the page.

If you are interested in membership, or would like more information, please contact the Iowa Grotto, or one of the officers. For contact information please click on the Contact Us link in the menu at the top of the page.

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