You’ve waited a long time, but your wait is over! This message is to officially announce the course lineup for the 2020 Karst Field Studies program. We are pleased to offer the following KFS courses during the summer 2020 season:

Registration is now open and we expect some classes will fill quickly! Reserve your spot in a course by clicking on any of the “Register For Courses” buttons found throughout the website. Courses may be taken for graduate, undergraduate, or continuing education credit. Courses may also be taken for fun as non-credit workshops.

Visit for more information about the program, the course descriptions and schedules, and how to register.

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Leslie North at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Stay up to date on all the latest KFS news and announcements by following us on social media through Instagram @karstfieldstudies, Twitter @KFSWKU, and/or Facebook /WKUKarstfieldstudies.

Please help us spread the word about the program by forwarding this message to your colleagues, grotto members, staff, students, friends, and any other parties you feel may be interested in the program courses!

Apologies for any duplication in receiving this announcement.

Hope to see you this summer!

Leslie A. North, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Environmental Geoscience
Director, Karst Field Studies Program
Associate Director for Education and Outreach,
Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies
Western Kentucky University
Department of Geography and Geology
1906 College Heights Blvd., Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: (270) 745-5982, Office: EST 438A

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