2018 Beginner Trips

Friday, March 16, 2018
Bear Cave beginner trips are being offered by MAKC on Memorial Day weekend and during the week of the Fourth of July, as they have been for the past several years. For additional information as the dates get closer, please contact Tom Metzgar. There is no charge (and there should never be a charge) for these trips and a limited number of loaner helmets are available. Not only will you get a tour of the cave, but you will also get your fill of local history! Read More

Bear Cave Bat Mist-Netting and Graffiti Removal

Saturday, March 3, 2012
On Friday, 05 August 2011, Joe Duchamp, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, asked permission for his grad student, Laura D’Acunto, to mist net bats outside Bear Cave. Always happy to encourage scientific studies, we granted permission and arranged for Joe to drive up the mountain with his students and equipment. Read More

Derry Township Land Protected

Friday, April 19, 2002
 Article from the Tribune-Review. Read More

Reprint Article 2003

Wednesday, January 8, 2003
Link to article appearing in the Beaver County Times. Read More

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Buys 400 Acres Surrounding Bear Cave Parcel

Thursday, June 28, 2001
 By Kim Metzgar Read More

Bear Cave Woodrat Narrative 2007-09

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
By Joe Duchamp Read More