A cloud forest, filled with vines, epiphytes, orchids.......
Imagine climbing up through the rainforest, battling hanging vines with your machete, wishing you were wearing gloves, because there are strange nettles and spiny trees, and suddenly you are surrounded by begonias grandes, with huge leaves and flowers in pink and white.......
Con la generosa ayuda y el apoyo de espeleólogos, amigos, los subsidios, nuestra propia energía y amor, somos capaces de continuar trabajando para lograr nuestros objetivos generales. Cada año trae consigo aventuras, retos, partes, y modificar la vida de experiencias para todos nosotros.
The Proyecto Sierra Mazateca Corporation, now registered in the state of Indiana as a non-profit corporation, was formed as of September 4, 2012. The purposes of the Proyecto Sierra Mazateca Corporation, defined in Article 11 of the Articles of Incorporation, are to protect, explore, and study the karst ecosystem, and to promote water conservation and Mazatec culture preservation within the Sierra Mazateca, in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.
More specifically, we have defined these areas to focus on:
THANK YOU - our DONORS FOR MAKING IT POSSIBLE! We have been fortunate to have a variety of donors for every year, providing us with equipment to help our cave exploration, and our education outreach and conservation efforts.
Go to CAVE EXPLORATION to get updates, participants, and donors for this coming expedition in 2016!
We would like to thank our previous sponsors for their support to help preserve this important karst ecosystem and culture of the Sierra Mazateca:
National Speleological Foundation
National Speleological Society
Highline Rope, Canada
Southern Colorado Mountain Grotto
CIG grotto of Indiana
Carlota Gardens, LLC
Frazier Tree & Shrub
We also thank the countless people, friends and cavers alike, who have helped and contributed to the project with their energy, smiles, and sweat. To name a few that have contributed with extra gear, funds, or other equipment:
Proyecto Sierra Mazateca Corporation
711 North Broadway Street
Seymour, IN 47274
c/o Tony & Marion Akers