LBC Meeting, Elections & Lunch – Saturday, 18 August 2018

MEETING @ 10:00 AM

The next meeting of the John W. Sellars Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society will be Saturday, 18 August 2018 at 10:00 AM in cabin #13 at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. This is our annual planning / organizational meeting, and because we have a busy fun-filled year ahead of us, your participation and input is more important than ever. We will elect officers, and plan/begin organizing field trips, chapter events, programs & meetings for the remainder of 2018 and the first half of 2019.


Brown bag luncheon @ 11:30 AM

brown-bag-luncheon-1Come for the meeting, and stay for lunch. Immediately following our meeting we will venture off to one of the park shelters for a some serious birding talk. Bring your lunch with you. If necessary you can keep it in the refrigerator while we meet. An email will be sent to all members a week or two before the meeting so look for that.


So mark your calendars now and make plans to join us on Saturday, 18 August 2018 at 10:00 AM.


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CANCELED – Shorebird Field Trip to Rankin Bottoms WMA – Saturday, 25 August 2018 – CANCELED


Our field trip to Rankin Bottoms is canceled due to the excessive amount of rain in the area which left the lake level too high for shorebirds.


Shorebird Rendezvous at Rankin Bottoms on Douglas Lake Canceled

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 25, 2018. The John W. Sellers and Knoxville Chapters of Tennessee Ornithological Society are meeting at Rankin WMA on Douglas Lake for shorebird viewing. Everyone is invited.

Bring your scopes and canoes, kayaks, cameras and binoculars. If you would like to learn or work on shorebird identification join us in the afternoon around 3:00 PM EST.

You do not have to be a TOS member to participate. Everyone is welcome. Additional details on this field trip will be posted soon. For more information about Rankin WMA, including what species we might see, click the image or link below.

Rankin WMA in Rankin Bottoms on Douglas Lake in Cocke County, TN

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