Cave Conservation Projects

CNCC have regular project running covering every aspect of conservation including underground and the surrounding surface landscape. Our projects help keep caves looking as good as possible for future generations as well as keeping good relations with land owners and tenants.

Here's some recent projects. Take a look at our news archive to see more.

27 May 2022

Meregill wire cleanup

Last month a team of keen volunteers got in touch to ask about a load of abandoned wire at the...

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3 May 2022

Great Douk repairs

Just over a year ago we issued a warning about a shakehole which had collapsed into the Great Douk streamway:Click...

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11 April 2022

Grassington Mines update

Update on a CNCC-sponsored initiative on Grassington Moor Through 2020-2021, representatives from the Grassington Mines Appreciation Group (GMAG) undertook a mammoth...

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6 January 2022

Scoska Cave Flora

Our conservation team have been doing some work at the entrance of Scoska Cave.This sheltered, but open-to-daylight entrance passage demonstrates...

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10 May 2021

Starting Handle Hole

Cleanup for Starting Handle Starting Handle Hole, only a few metres from the Leck Fell road, was originally dug in the...

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2 November 2020

Alum Pot Wall Repairs

Alum Pot Wall Repairs A group of six CNCC volunteers recently spent a moist September day rebuilding sections of dry stone...

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15 June 2020

Brown Hill Cleanup

Great to see that some cavers have been using their time since lockdown measures were eased, to perform cleanup works...

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8 June 2020

Yordas Wood Cleanup

Many thanks indeed to Sean and Daisy Latimer, who spotted rather a lot of rubbish lying around the area of...

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24 February 2020

Tatham Wife Stile Repairs

CNCC Volunteers have repaired the stiles in the wall at the top of the steep hill leading towards Tatham Wife...

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