Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Cave Resources Protection Act
Cave Resources Protection Act --Public Law 100-691 (16
U.S.C. 4301 et seq.; 102
Stat. 4546) established requirements for the management and protection of caves and their
resources on Federal lands, including allowing the land managing agencies to withhold the
location of caves from the public, and requiring permits for any removal or collecting
activities in caves on Federal lands.