Newsletter Archive




July 2011

The Handlan Chapter of the Brooks Bird Club will have a mid-Summer gathering on Monday, July 18, at 6:30 at the home of Nelle Chilton at Middle Ridge south of Charleston.  (Directions below.)   Connie Bergmark will be our hostess for a casual evening of snacks and conversation.   Snacks and beverages will be provided (although contributed additions are welcome.)

We have some interesting tidbits of birding news and look forward to hearing everyone's updates on their summer activities.


Directions from Charleston

(allow 25 minutes)

Take I 64 West.  After crossing the Kanawha River, Exit 58A/ Oakwood Rd/ 119 South.  Go about 5 miles, Take Davis Creek Exit.  Turn left off the ramp.  Go 0.5 mile take 1st left (no street sign).  Go 0.6 of a mile, Take a right onto Middle Fork Rd.  Go 0.7 of a mile, staying to right (Do not go up to Barry Hills CC).  Take left onto Middle Ridge Rd.  Go 2 miles to the stone gate posts (this is the driveway).  After mile take left fork to the house.


 Directions from South Hills

From downtown Charleston cross the south side bridge and take Louden Heights Road.  Go left at the stop sign to Connell Road, take it to the end.  Go right on Kanawha State Forest Road and cross 3 bridges.  Take a left up hill on Kessinger Road going to the top.  Take a sharp left, go between the stone gate posts and after mile take left fork to the house.
For help or messages, call Connie Bergmark at 546-3384 or Nelle Chilton at 342-1966




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