May 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic
CUSTER (AP) Officials with the Black Hills National Forest are asking cave enthusiasts to continue honoring a 2-year-old closure of about 200 caves and old mines designed to prevent the spread of a deadly bat disease.
April 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) The U.S. Forest Service is considering lifting a two-year closure of caves and abandoned mines in Colorado and several other states after imposing it in an effort to halt a deadly fungal outbreak that affects bats. Continue Reading