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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.

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Monthly Meetings

June 4 - KTOS 90th Anniversary Celebration at Ijams

The Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society will celebrate its 90th anniversary at the June 4th picnic to be held at Ijam’s Nature Center. Organized in 1924 under the leadership of Harry P. Ijams and his close acquaintances, KTOS will be celebrating its ninety years of dedicated contributions to the science, conservation and enjoyment of birds in east Tennessee.  A slide show of historic photos from the past and present will be included in our celebration.  We will gather at 5:30Please bring a dish to share, a serving utensil, and your own drinking cup.  Come early and enjoy the back patio and do a little birding!  This is always a fun gathering as people reminisce about past field trips and upcoming summer plans.  Please join us for this milestone celebration!  Questions?  Call Patty at 865-719-8383.

Field Trips

Alum Cave & Mt. Le Conte - Saturday, June 7

Ralph Ranch - Thursday June 19

Hummingbird Festival - August 23, Ijams Nature Center

Bird Banding at Seven Islands - August 10, 30; September 14, 28

Full details about these field trips are available here.

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