Spring Picnic & Birding Expedition – Saturday, 20 May 2017

cookout artThe John W. Sellars – Lebanon Chapter of TOS is having a cookout on Saturday, 20 May 2017 at shelter #4 in Cedars of Lebanon State Park. We are also planning to shuttle, or carpool, folks to see some of Wilson County’s birding hotspots, like the scissor tailed flycatcher site, and the grasshopper sparrow & lark sparrow site. Be at the Nature Center parking lot no later than 7:30 AM to join in on the early morning birding action.

scissor tailed flycatcherFor the cookout, please bring whatever meat you wish to eat, and a side dish. We’ll have grills going so unless you’re bringing a pot roast, bring it raw. And if you plan on coming, please complete the online form and let us know how many will be in your party and what side dish you’re bringing. We’re hoping to avoid a dozen different kinds of potato salad and one cherry pie, so the list will be posted here on the website as it develops. The sign-up form is here:

https://lebanonbirding.org/field-trips/sign-up-spring-picnic-birding-expedition-20-may-2017/

lark sparrowThe plan is to fire up the grills at 11:00 AM or so, and we’ll eat about 11:30.

Shelter #4 is located on the right side of WPA Road near the Cedar Forest Lodge. If you are facing the Cedar Forest Lodge from the road, Shelter #4 is off to the right back in the trees. The gravel road leading to the 2-mile running trail runs right by Shelter 4.

Side dishes will be:

  • Pasta salad
  • Bean Salad
  • Cornbread Salad
  • Pasta salad
  • Israeli Couscous Apple/Cranberry Salad
  • Deviled Eggs

Desserts will be:

  • Chocolate Cake
  • Cookies
  • ?

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We look forward to seeing you Saturday morning for some fun birding and the picnic. Please join us if you can, and bring a friend too.

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lebanonbirding.org

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About Greg Tomerlin

I enjoy gardening, keeping bees, birding, the outdoors, and visiting State & Local Parks and Greenways.
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