Monthly Archives: February 2024

Announcing Dr. Jean “Creature” Krejca, 2024 Karst Award Winner

Dubbed “Creature” on her first wild caving trip to Mystery Cave in southeastern Missouri, Jean found her fascination with cave exploration and subterranean systems at the age of 18 years old by the warm glow of a carbide lamp. As president of a successful consulting firm combining the fields of karst hydrology and endangered species management, Jean found gratification in sharing her knowledge of the karst systems with the ‘next generation’ of environmental consultants.  All the while, Creature continued to make major contributions to academic research and cave exploration.

Read more about Dr. Krejca here.