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Welcome to the online home of the Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society! Here you will find our newsletter, information about our upcoming meetings and field trips, and other exciting news about what�s happening with our group.

For the current issue of the newsletter, click here.

Monthly Meetings

April 2 - Scott Somershoe - Golden Eagles in Tennessee

The Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group started in the winter of 2011-12 documenting eastern Golden Eagles wintering in the Appalachian Mountains. The information collected since then about the winter range of Golden Eagles is shedding new light on population size, habitat use, and movements, all of which have many important conservation implications. Scott Somershoe, an ornithologist with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in Nashville since 2006, will bring us up to date on the Golden Eagle research project from the regional and state level perspective with current information on six Golden Eagles that the Group has been tracking. The meeting will start at 7 PM in Room 118 of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Click on the Meetings link for directions.

Field Trips

Sharp's Ridge Clean-up, Saturday April 5

Sharp's Ridge Weekday Bird Walks, Thursdays April 10 - May 1

Maryville Greenway, Saturday April 22

Full details about field trips are available here.

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