Friday, November 1
2:00 - 5:00PM- Hitchcock Woods Tour for early arrivals. Meet at Stable-On-The-Woods Entrance. Bennett Tucker & Mark Pavlosky will speak on the Restoration and Management of Longleaf Pine Forests, Reintroduction of the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker and a 100+ box Bluebird trail monitored by the SCBS.

The tour will require walking 2-3 miles on forest roads with changing elevations. Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended. The tour is limited to the first 25 participants. A fee of $5.00 per person will be donated to the Hitchcock Woods Foundation for continued restoration and management of the forest.

6:00 – 8:00PM- Social, compliments of SCBS, in beautiful downtown Aiken at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St., SW Cash bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres

Saturday, November 2 – National Wild Turkey Federation, 770 Augusta Rd., Edgefield, SC, Federal Conference Room
9:00AM Continental Breakfast, Registration $20.00 per person, $10.00 for children under 12 years of age
***Pre-Registration Form for the 1st Annual Meeting***

Schedule

9:00AM – 2:00PM Silent Auction
Presentation Schedule
9:30 - Welcome, Mike DeBruhl, President SCBS
9:45 – Travis Sumner, Hunting Heritage Center and Habitat Manager, National Wild Turkey Federation
10:00 - History of the North American Bluebird Society and SCBS, Jim Burke, past president SCBS, 2nd Vice President for Community Relations, North American Bluebird Society
10:40 - Barn Owls in South Carolina, Mary- Catherine Martin, Wildlife Biologist, SC Department of Natural Resources
11:20 - Wood Ducks, Chris Leaphart, Savannah River Ecology Lab
12:00 - SCBS 2019 Trail Results, Ron Brenneman, SCBS Trails Committee
12:30 – 1:30 Catered Barbeque lunch in outside pavilion
1:30 – 2:30 Tour of NWTF Museum or explore the grounds via short trails
2:30 - Member Meeting & Presentation of Awards
General Membership Discussion – Led by Mike DeBruhl
Presentation of Awards
Silent Auction Winners
3:30 – 4:00 Adjourn