Protecting Texas caves since 1986
Texas Cave Management Association (TCMA) is a nonprofit conservancy dedicated to the preservation of caves and karst resources in Texas. TCMA is the most recognized and respected cave and karst conservancy in Texas.
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Volunteer Driven
We are run entirely by hard-working volunteers just like you! Volunteers lead educational trips, participate in work projects, manage properties, survey and map caves, and more!

Join our community and make new friends while you help protect valuable natural resources.
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Cave and Nature Preserves
We own and manage cave and nature preserves across Texas, from the Texas Hill Country to the heart of major cities, such as Whirlpool Cave in Austin and Robber Baron Cave in San Antonio.
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Educational Opportunities
We work closely with schools, youth organizations, nature groups, and more to teach people about these delicate karst environments. If you are interested in hands-on classes for your organization, or interested in helping teach others about caves, contact us.
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We are run entirely by hard-working volunteers just like you! Volunteers lead educational trips, participate in work projects, manage properties, survey and map caves, and more!
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Your donations help acquire and protect valuable karst resources, including aquifers and endangered species. Your donations are tax‑deductible.
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We are a tight-knit community of cavers, scientists, nature enthusiasts, and institutions who share an interest in caves. Join our family today.
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The conservation work done by the TCMA is only possible with the support of people like you. Please consider volunteering your time, making a donation, or becoming a member.

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Recent News

TCMA FUNdraiser at Buffalo Billards

  Texas Cave Management Association will be hosting a FUNdraising dinner at Buffalo Billiards on 6th Street in Austin on September 30, 2017 at 7pm. There will dinner, pinball, shuffleboard, pool, music, and lots of great people. Our current sponsors

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Robber Baron Open House 2017

The next Robber Baron Open House is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9am to 3pm. This special event only occurs once every 18 months, so don’t miss this rare opportunity! The Open House is open to the public.

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Lindsey Adamoski
This is just a reminder that the Texas Cave Management Association will be hosting a FUNdraising dinner at Buffalo Billiards on 6th street in Austin! There will dinner, pinball, shuffleboard, pool, music, and lots of great people! Our current sponsors include Disney World, Chipotle, Alamo Drafthouse, The Round Rock Express, Chuys, and more! Mark your calendars for September 30th at 7pm and come support Texas cave conservation!! Tell your friends! Everyone is invited! Well have online ticketing and online raffle tickets available soon!

This is just a reminder that the Texas Cave Management Association will be hosting a FUNdraising dinner at Buffalo Billiard's on 6th street in Austin! There will dinner, pinball, shuffleboard, pool, music, and lots of great people! Our current sponsors include Disney World, Chipotle, Alamo Drafthouse, The Round Rock Express, Chuy's, and more! Mark your calendars for September 30th at 7pm and come support Texas cave conservation!! Tell your friends! Everyone is invited! We'll have online ticketing and online raffle tickets available soon! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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2 weeks ago

Lindsey Adamoski
This is just a reminder that the Texas Cave Management Association will be hosting a FUNdraising dinner at Buffalo Billiards on 6th street in Austin! There will dinner, pinball, shuffleboard, pool, music, and lots of great people! Our current sponsors include Disney World, Chipotle, Alamo Drafthouse, The Round Rock Express, Chuys, and more! Mark your calendars for September 30th at 7pm and come support Texas cave conservation!! Tell your friends! Everyone is invited! Well have online ticketing and online raffle tickets available soon!

This is just a reminder that the Texas Cave Management Association will be hosting a FUNdraising dinner at Buffalo Billiard's on 6th street in Austin! There will dinner, pinball, shuffleboard, pool, music, and lots of great people! Our current sponsors include Disney World, Chipotle, Alamo Drafthouse, The Round Rock Express, Chuy's, and more! Mark your calendars for September 30th at 7pm and come support Texas cave conservation!! Tell your friends! Everyone is invited! We'll have online ticketing and online raffle tickets available soon! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Kevin Walsh

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2 weeks ago

Kevin Walsh
Should we empty the gauge?

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Yes.

Report the amount in the book. There might be a place for it

What Tom said.

On it 👍

Almost looks like a water tower with a rain gauge in front of it lol

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3 weeks ago

Don Arburn

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I'll go big Don. I'll even drive you

Justin and I are salvaging the weekend. We got 4 👍

You can support the TCMA while you shop on Amazon. It's easy and free!

Just click any of our Amazon Affiliate links on our site, then select and buy your products on Amazon, and Amazon will contribute 6% or more of your purchase to the TCMA. It doesn't cost you anything extra and is a huge benefit to the TCMA.

You can also support the TCMA through AmazonSmile. Just select "Texas Cave Management Association" as your charity, shop at smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will donate 0.5% to the TCMA. However, our Amazon Affiliate link contributes over 10x as much to the TCMA, so if you can use the link instead, please do!

Regardless of which method you choose, we thank you for supporting the TCMA.