October 7 - 9

The Chattanooga Chapter hosted the TOS Fall Meeting and Symposium in Chattanooga on October 7 - 9, 2011.

Field trips
Trips were held Saturday and Sunday morning. The destinations included:  Standifer Gap Marsh, Chattanooga Nature Center, Brainerd Levee, Nickajack Lake, and Chester Frost Park. The Honors Golf Course will be offered on Sunday.

Friday, October 7
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm         River cruise with BBQ dinner on the Tennessee River. Total cost is $32 per person. Call Blue Moon Cruises at 1-888-993-2583 for reservations. Board at 4:30, sail at 5:00. This is a TOS charter. See http://bluemooncruises.org/ for directions, maps and parking info.  If you provide your e-mail, they’ll send a confirmation & brochure on request.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm         Registration at the EconoLodge. (For people not going on the cruise)

Saturday, October 8
7:00 am - 11:30 pm       Registration and Field trips departing from EconoLodge.
12:00 pm -1:00 pm        Lunch break.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm         Symposium session – Chattanooga Nature Center.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm         Board of Directors meeting – Chattanooga Nature Center.

Click here for a copy of the draft minutes of the Board meeting.

Sunday, October 9
7:00 am-12:00 pm         Field trips-depart from EconoLodge.

Symposium Call For Papers
The Saturday afternoon symposium, a highlight of the meeting, consisted of presentations by several speakers on research and conservation issues related to the birds of Tennessee.


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