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2017 SCHEDULE of EVENTS

Friday, June 2 | Saturday, June 3 | Sunday, June 4

Comfort Inn - Brownsville

Planning to spend the weekend with us?
Ask for the "Delta Heritage Rate" at the Comfort Inn in Brownsville.

Please call the hotel directly to get the special rate, 731-734-2676.

All activities, unless otherwise noted, will take place or originate at the
West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center

(I-40 @ Exit 56, behind McDonald's)
121 Sunny Hill Cove
Brownsville


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Friday, June 2

6 p.m.

Opening Reception

LOCATION:
Temple Adas Israel, 135 North Washington, Brownsville

Entertainment TBA

7 p.m.

Opening Presentation:

Presenter: TBA

Presentation followed by a Question and Answer session.

   

Saturday, June 3

Morning Hikes and Bird Watching
on the Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge

LOCATION:
All activities Saturday and Sunday originated from the
Delta Heritage Center, 121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville

Experienced and beginner birders are invited to join leading bird experts on hikes in the Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge and other areas in Haywood County, Tenn. Please choose the hike that is best for you; taking into account the time the hikes will spend in the field.

NOTE: Please come prepared. This includes binoculars, bug spray and staying hydrated. While some water will be provided, extra is always good to have.

There are no costs for the guided hikes, but space is limited. Please pre-register to guarantee your spot on the hike of your choice.

7 a.m.

Please choose the 7 a.m. hike that is best for you; taking into account the length of time spent in the field.

Hike Option #1:

7 - 10 a.m. (3 hours)
(Pre-Register Here...)

Hike Option #2:

7 - 11 a.m. (4 hours)
(Pre-Register Here...)

NOTE: Please come prepared to spend the morning in the field. This includes binoculars, bug spray and staying hydrated. While some water will be provided, extra is always good to have.

8:30 -
10 a.m.

Hike #3
(Pre-Register Here...)

This hike will last approx. 1.5 hours and is a good choice for beginning birders and introducing children to the birding experience.

NOTE: Please come prepared to spend the morning in the field. This includes binoculars, bug spray and staying hydrated. While some water will be provided, extra is always good to have.

9 a.m.

Vendors & Exhibitor Set-up

Exhibitors and vendors will be on hand educating and showcasing their bird related items.

10:30 a.m.

Seminar 1

Presenter: TBA

11:30 a.m.

Meet-up for Lunch

Hikers will meet back at the Center for lunch and an opportunity to discuss your discoveries with the experts

Concessions will be onsite with a variety of choices for lunch. You are also welcome to visit nearby restaurants, explore Historic Downtown Brownsville and visit with onsite exhibitors.

12 p.m.

Seminar

Presenter: TBA

1 p.m.

Seminar

Presenter: TBA

2 p.m.

Seminar

Presenter: TBA

3 p.m.

Butterfly and Wildflower Hike

Hike will last aprox. 1.5 - 2 hours

Hike Leader: TBA

Explore and learn more about area butterflies and wildflowers throughout West Tennessee.

(Pre-Register Here...)

   

Sunday, June 4

7 a.m.

Informal Birding Hike and Excursion

Leader: Bob Ford (bio)

Wildlife Biologist
Director, Partners in Flight

Excursion will leave from the Delta Heritage Center. Participants will car pool. Length of hike up to 4 hours.

(Pre-Register Here...)

1:30 p.m.

Seminar

Presenter: TBA

2:30 p.m.

Seminar

Presenter:
TBA

3:30 p.m.

Seminar

Presenter:
TBA

   

 

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https://tnwf.org/___Delta Heritage Center __ _Nationwide Insurance
American Bird Conservancy _BirdWatchersDigest_Butlers Professional Landscaping

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