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December 2015



Christmas Dinner


The Handlan Chapter of the Brooks Bird Club will hold our annual Christmas Party/Dinner at Harding's Family Restaurant, at 6:00pm on Monday, December 14, 2015.  In addition to good food and socializing, we will have some of our traditional bird-related games.  We will also discuss details of the Christmas Bird Count which will take place on Saturday, December 19.

So that we will be able to have appropriate seating, would you please let either myself or Joan Steven know if you plan to attend (non-binding reservation) if possible.

Joan Steven:   304-346-6542

Jim Smith:    304-342-1755


Harding's Family Restaurant


Conveniently located just off the Mink Shoals exit of I-79, 3 miles North of Charleston

2772 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV  25302


For further information, check out their website



Note that the January and February Meeting dates are NOT on the third Monday, due to scheduling conflicts with the South Charleston Library.

Annual Christmas Dinner/Party December 14, 2015 - 6:00pm Harding's Restaurant (PLease RSVP Joan Steven). Prepare for the December Bird Count.
December Outing December 19, 2015 Winter Bird Count.  Doren Burrell and Jim Triplett coordinating Gather at Shoney's on the Blvd afterward at 5:30pm.
Bald Eagle Count January 9, 2016 Bald Eagle Count on the New and Bluestone Rivers.  Coordinated by Jim Phillips.  Contact Bev Wright for information.
January  Meeting at South Charleston Library January 11, 2016 - 6:30pm A show and tell session or educational DVD/webinar.
February 2016 GBBC February 12 - 15, 2016 The Great Backyard Bird Count. For information, check the GBBC website .
February  Meeting at South Charleston Library February 22, 2016 - 6:30pm Doug Wood will discuss Ward Hollow (behind the ponds at the old DOW building).  We may follow-up with a later field trip
February Ward Hollow Outing February 27, from 9 - 11am Doug Wood will lead a field trip in Ward Hollow
Bald Eagle Count March 5, 2016 Bald Eagle Count on the New and Bluestone Rivers.  Coordinated by Jim Phillips.  Contact Bev Wright for information.
March  Meeting at South Charleston Library March 21, 2016 - 6:30pm Jim Triplett will discuss his trip to Maine.
April  Meeting at South Charleston Library April 18, 2016 -  6:30pm Dr Ross Brittain will discuss the Northern Saw-whet Owl project. Dr Brittain is  Dean of the  College of Science, Technology & Mathematics, at Alderson Broaddus University. 
April Outing April 30, 2016 Carriage Trail - Led by Joan Steven
Annual Potluck Picnic May 16, 2016 - 6:00pm Coonskin Park.







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