Legal and Miscellaneous
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IKC business details:
- Bylaws of the Indiana Karst Conservancy
- Our Articles of Incorporation.
- IKC non-profit IRS 990 returns.
- IRS affirmation letter confirms the IKC's tax-exempt status (PDF).
Cave-related legal stuff:
- Indiana's Cave Regulations.
- The Federal Cave Resources Protection Act of 1988 (PDF).
- Cave management policy for Indiana DNR properties (PDF).
- The IKC/DNR Interim Cave Access Letter of Understanding (PDF).
- The Agreement between the IKC and the Indiana Cave Survey.
- The 1992 InDOT Karst MOU (PDF).
- The IKC grotto liaison agreement (PDF).
- Liaisons and visitation overview by cave (PDF). Please refer to the individual cave management plans for complete access requirements.
- Permit application for scientific research on IKC properties (MS-Word)
And a few more external links...
- Build yourself a bat box (PDF).
- How to humanely exclude bats from buildings.
- Boy Scouts of America safe caving policy (PDF).