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Click here for a summary of the 2000 TOS Fall Meeting

2001 TOS Spring Meeting

The Nashville chapter of TOS will host the 2001 Spring Meeting May 4-6 at Paris Landing State Park. The park is located on US Highway 79, Henry County, on the western shore of Kentucky Lake, between Paris and Dover. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-250-8614, and please state that you are with TOS.

We are pleased to have Troy Ettel as our speaker at Saturday night's banquet. He has just recently been selected as TWRA's new State Ornithologist, effective last December 1. His duties will include administration of the statewide nongame bird program. He received his MS in Wildlife Biology from the University of Tennessee in 1997. Since then, he has been State Zoologist with The Nature Conservancy in Texas, with a focus on birds. Please come and meet our new State Ornithologist, and hear his ideas on helping our birds. Gary Myers, Director of TWRA, will also give a short presentation.

Field trips will include Land Between the Lakes, Britton Ford, the Big Sandy Unit of the TNWR (Pace Point area), Keel Spring Nature Trail (Cerulean Warblers!), Cross Creeks NWR, and hopefully a Henslow's Sparrow spot near Dover. More information on field trips will be posted soon!

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 4

6:30 PM
to
9:30 PM
 

Registration downstairs in the Hospitality Room of the Paris Landing Inn
Silent Auction to benefit the TOS Conservation & Research Fund

Saturday, May 5

6:30 AM   Buffet Breakfast Opens at the Inn; $5.95 plus drink, tax, and tip
6:30 AM   Field Trip to Pace Point area will leave (because it's farther away)
7:00 AM   All other field trips will leave
5:00 PM   Board Meeting downstairs at the Inn
7:00 PM   Dinner and speakers, Silent Auction continues

Sunday, May 6

6:30 AM   Buffet Breakfast Opens at the Inn
6:30 AM   Field Trip to Pace Point area will leave
7:00 AM   All other field trips will leave

Because the field trip areas are so spread out, there will NOT be a central compilation at noon on Sunday. All trip leaders will report their findings by e-mail to a designated person on Sunday, who will compile the data and get it out on TN-BIRD as soon as possible.

For more information about the meeting, please contact Jan Shaw (general) or Chris Sloan (field trips).


Registration Form - TOS Spring Meeting - May 4-6, 2001

Make check payable to: Nashville TOS
Mail this form to: Susan Hollyday, 211 Wauford Drive, Nashville, TN 37211

Name(s):___________________________________

Address:___________________________________


TOS Chapter:_______________________________


Amount Enclosed:
_______Registration(s) at $6.00 each
_______Dinner Reservation(s) at $15.00 each
_______Total - Make check payable to Nashville TOS


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