The next meeting of the Handlan Chapter of the Brooks Bird
Club will be
Monday, November 20th, at 6:30 p.m., at the South Charleston
The executive committee will meet at 6:00.
The program will be presented by Dan Cincotta, a DNR
biologist who is
the leading expert on fish in West Virginia. You may be
surprised to learn
how many different species of fish are native to our state. Dan
discuss invasive species of fish, and the impact these invasives
have had on
The Handlan Christmas dinner will be Monday, December 11th,
p.m., at the Shoney's located on Kanawha Boulevard close to the
IMPORTANT: Don't be confused about the fact that December
11th is the
second Monday of the month, since all our other meetings this
year are on
the third Monday. We decided to go with this date so that we
close to Christmas and so that we can have our meeting before
Bird Count instead of after.
The CBC will be Saturday, December 16th. Don and Marilyn
continuing their tradition of inviting all participants to their
home for dinner at the conclusion of the count. This gathering
is always a
fun way to refuel tired bodies, socialize, and trade stories
birding activities of the day.
We will discuss the rules of the count at the November
meeting and the
December Christmas dinner. You can count on your own, or as
part of a
group. If you'd like to go with a group of experienced birders,
Marilyn Morton, 727-5077, or email
email@example.com. who is
the groups and the routes they will be covering.
Spring Hill Cemetery Outing
Russ Young will lead an outing at the Spring Hill Cemetery
December 10th. This will be a good way to practice winter
before the CBC. Meet at the cemetery office at 8:00 a.m. For
information, call Russ at 925-5668.