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KUR is organized and operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to collecting and reporting valuable scientific information from underwater karst environments where scientists are unable to go and providing this information to the public for future generations to better understand and protect our unique natural resources… READ MORE…

How It All Started...

In 1993, with the approval of the city of Tampa, Frank Richardson and Jeff Petersen began the Sulphur Springs cave diving exploration project on city property in Tampa, FL. During negotiations with the city to begin exploration, Jeff Petersen realized that land owners, especially governmental bodies, were more comfortable working with a formal company and much less so with individuals… Read More


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