‘Little Piece Of Heaven’

Cavers Put In Community Service At Grand Caverns

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Posted: April 1, 2013

Meghan Moss (left) and Ihab Sadoon, members of Madison University Student Grotto caving club, clean algae off formations in Grand Caverns on Saturday as part of an annual three-day cleanup of the cave. Sponsored by the Virginia Region of the National Speleological Society, volunteers helped clean the cave as well as re-gravel the pathway that snakes through the formation. (Photos by Jason Lenhart)
Sadoon scrubs algae off formations during the annual Grand Caverns Eastern Restoration Camp.
GROTTOES — Caves are inherently dirty places, so it may seem an odd concept to some that they need cleaning up from time to time.

But formations in Grand Caverns in Grottoes develop algae from…

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