2010 Fall Meeting and Symposium at Manchester

October 1-3

The Tennessee Ornithological Society 2010 fall meeting and symposium will be held in Manchester, Tennessee on October 1-3.  The Highland Rim Chapter will host the meeting and extends a cordial invitation to all TOS members.  Events include the annual symposium, a board of directors meeting, and field trips.

The Ambassador Inn & Luxury Suites at 925 Interstate Drive (I-24 Exit 110) will be the headquarters for the event. For reservations, call 931-728-2200 or 800-237-9228. A block of rooms are being held for TOS and the special room rate is $45.00 plux tax. There is a breakfast provided by the Ambassador.


The Ambassador Inn is reached by taking Interstate 24 to Exit 110 (Route 53 - Manchester and Woodbury). After exiting, go north to Interstate Drive; the Ambassador will be visible on the right. The Inn is within walking distance of Cracker Barrel, Oak Restaurant, and quick market/service stations. A Waffle House and a Mexican restaurant are also nearby.

Annual Symposium

The symposium will feature invited and submitted talks about the birds of Tennessee. A formal call for papers will be issued soon. Meanwhile, if you are interested in making a presentation, please contact Dick Preston.

Field Trips

Field trips were held Saturday and Sunday morning and depart from the Ambassador Inn. Details on the field trips will be posted soon.  

Board of Directors Meeting

The TOS Board of Directors met Saturday afternoon. Click here for the draft minutes of the May, 2010 Board of Directors meeting.


The registration fee is $10.00. Pre-payment is encouraged although attendees may pay upon arrival. Registration will be from 5:00 until 9:00 PM on Friday, october 1, at the Ambassador Inn Conference Building. Send a check made out to Highland Rim Chapter TOS to:
                        Vida Sherwood, Highland Rim TOS Treasurer
                        1326 Harton Blvd.
                        Tullahoma, TN 37388

For addtional information on the meeting, contact Ruth Luckado, 937 McKellar Dr., Tullahoma, TN  37388, (931) 455-4004, luck@cafes.net


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