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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 is happening with our group.

For the current issue of the newsletter, click here.

Monthly Meetings

May 6 - What's Happening at Tremont in 2015?

Please join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 6:45 PM for this presentation by Dr. Jennifer Jones, President and CEO, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, and Lee Bryant, Field Biologist at Tremont Institute. Jen Jones, the new head of Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, will speak on Tremont's mission, the role of citizen science, and some new and exciting research projects. Lee Bryant, Tremont's field biologist for the Louisiana Waterthrush project this summer, will speak specifically about this ongoing citizen science project.

For more information about Tremont and its programs, go to http://www.gsmit.org/. or https://www.facebook.com/pages/GSMIT/158425447643758

The meeting will be held in Room 118 of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Click here for directions.

Field Trips

Weekday Bird Walks along Sharp’s Ridge - Thursdays: April 23, 30, and May 7, 8:00 a.m.

Obed Bird Walk at Lilly Bridge and Overlook - Saturday, May 9, 8:00 a.m.

Frozen Head State Park Birding Hike - Sunday, May 10, 7:30 a.m.

Cades Cove Loop Road Bicycle Trip - Saturday, May 23, 7:30 a.m.

Beverly Park off Tazewell Pike - Thursday, May 21, 9:00 a.m.

Full details about these field trips are available here.

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