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May 2010

Below is the May newsletter from bird club president Doren Burrell.  I'd just like to add two things.  One, in Doren's otherwise excellent directions to our meeting location in Coonskin, he meant to say that when the main park road steeply ascends, you then look for a road to the RIGHT with stone pillars, not the left.  Also, Russ Young will be out of town and won't be available to lead the cemetary bird walk on Sunday.  But he encouraged others to show up anyway, get some practice, and then let him know what he missed.

Jim Waggy

May Meeting

Our last meeting of the spring season will take place at Coonskin Park on
Monday, May 17, 2010, at 6:00 PM. We will have a potluck dinner at a pavilion
in the park and talk about upcoming plans as well as recent observations. Our
own J. Lawrence Smith is to be featured in a forthcoming publication and we
want to give special honor and recognition to him.
In addition, we will have a recap and report of our Century Count and discuss
plans for a mid-summer gathering.

Everyone is invited to bring a dish of food to share for the potluck dinner.
Beverages will be provided. We will also have disposable plates and utensils
available, but you are encouraged to bring your own plates and silverware so
that we will not create excessive trash.

Since we only have a limited amount of daylight to enjoy the Park, we invite
everyone to show up early at 6:00 P.M.

For those who have not been to our potluck dinner in the past, we gather in
the shelters at the far end of the loop in the upper picnic area. To get
there: drive through the main entrance of the Park and when the road ascends,
look for a road on the left marked by a set of stone pillars. Follow this
road up the hill and keep going until you are directed to proceed on a one-way
loop. Look for a large group of cars in a parking area to the right 




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