Meeting times

Monthly Meetings : 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 pm CT, Barfield-Crescent Park's Wilderness Station, 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro



Chapter Hike Schedule


Tues. Sept 11 – Chapter Meeting. 7:00 pm - Barfield Crescent Park Wilderness Station. Professor Andrew V. Z. Brower of the Evolution and Ecology Group will be our guest speaker for the wonderful program described below:
Andy Brower is a professor of biology at MTSU.  He earned his PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology from Cornell University, studying the evolution of mimicry in Neotropical Heliconius butterflies.  He has always had a fondness for the local lepidopteran fauna, and has been collecting moths at the porch lights of his house for several years.  Our program will cover some of the highlights of local moth diversity, and we will have some lights set up in the woods and maybe some trees with bait painted on them, to see if we can observe any living specimens in the environs of the Nature Center.
Fri - Sun. Sept 14-16  – Ghost River Paddle Adventure/Camping in Big Hill Pond State Park. Pocahontas, TN. This is a joint activity with Murfreesboro and Highland Rim chapters.
Contact Joan Hartvigsen (Highland Rim) at jhartvigs@comcast.net early to secure space in one of the six sites we have reserved.Tony Jones is the local Murfreesboro contact for carpool information only. Please contact Joan for reservations.
PLEASE SEE THE FULL DESCRIPTION IN THE HIGHLAND RIM LISTING

Sat. Sept 22 - Need Hike Leader

Sat. Sept 29 – Volunteer work at Barfield Crescent Park.  Barfield has been letting us use the Wilderness Station free for years for our meetings in exchange for trail work around the park.  They currently have a need for painting some signs around the campground. Volunteers are needed. Further details to be announced. If you can volunteer, please contact Valerie Gallan at 615-516-6441

OCT 2018

Sat. Oct 6 - Yard Sale


Tue. Oct 9 - Chapter Meeting We will have a regular business meeting tonight and instead of our usual program, we will enjoy an evening hike along the paved portion of the Marshall Knobs Trail to banks of the river and back to the wilderness station. So wear a pair of comfortable shoes and enjoy a splendid meeting on the trail!


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Fri. -Sun. Oct 26-28 - TTA Annual Meeting
The 2018 Annual Membership Meeting will be held at the Brandon Springs Group Camp in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (near Dover) on October 26-28. Members of the Clarksville Chapter will serve as our hosts.
In addition to offering good hiking and a chance to renew aquaintances, this annual meeting will also allow us to celebrate TTA's 50th Anniversary. All previous Presidents are invited to attend to be recognized for your contributions to the organization.

NOV 2018


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Tues. Nov 13 - Chapter Meeting - (Time Change 6pm) This is our six month hike planning meeting where we will fill our calendars from January to June 2019. So bring a finger food snack to share, and lots of ideas on places to hike and volunteer to lead one! Drinks, ice, plates, untensils and cups will be provided by the chapter. We will also be selecting our 2019 Chapter Officers.


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DEC 2018



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Tues. Dec 11 - Chapter Christmas Party. (Time Change 6pm) This will be our annual Christmas celebration. Please bring your family and a covered dish or dessert (or both) to share for our Christmas Feast. If you wish to participate in this year’s Dirty Santa, bring a small gift to share. Drinks, Ice, Plates, Utensils, Cups and Napkins will be provided by the chapter.


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If you see errors, need to change something, or would like to add a hike:
Contact Jennifer Zahn at; Email -  jenzahn@gmail .com or 615-943-8853

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