Spring-like weather and birding fun are in the forecast for Middle
Tennessee next Saturday, 20 February 2016.
If you are in the area, join members of the John W. Sellars - Lebanon
Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society when we start off the day
(7:30-9:30 AM) at Long Hunter State Park with a bird walk around Couchville
Lake. Then we head over to Cedars of Lebanon State Park to watch Danny
Shelton's documentary film: *A Century of Birds: The Tennessee
Ornithological Society*. We will meet at the Dixon L Merritt Nature
Center at 10:30 AM.
Long Hunter State Park is located at 2910 Hobson Pike, Nashville, TN 37076
. Couchville Lake is located in Area 2 of the park ( 36°05'39.4"N
86°32'38.4"W ). Here is a Google map: Couchville Lake
Dixon L. Merritt Nature Center is located at Cedars of Lebanon State
Park ( 36°05'07.2"N
86°19'28.8"W ). And here is the Google map: Dixon L. Merrit Nature Center
For those unfamiliar with Long Hunter State Park, the Couchville Lake Trail
is a 2-mile paved trail around the lake. Our birding walk will take
approximately 90 minutes.
Finally, if you plan to attend the viewing of *A Century of Birds* at
10:30, bring a sack lunch and something to drink for afterwards. After the
film we will eat lunch at the nature center and talk about the birds we are
seeing this winter.
We hope to see you on Saturday.
*John W. Sellars - Lebanon ChapterTennessee Ornithological Society*