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posted Oct 12, 2009, 5:35 PM by Co-Editor RY   [ updated Apr 27, 2017, 7:52 AM ]

The George Wood Chapter is hosting an outing to the Smoky Mountains National Park (area close to Townsend, TN) April 27 - 30, 2017, and all AWS members are welcome to participate.  Barbara Hollingsworth will be leading hikes on several trails (short one on Thursday afternoon, longer and moderately difficult ones Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). Folks are welcome to pursue their own hikes or other activities instead of participating in Barbara's hikes.  Everyone is responsible for reserving their own lodging.  These mom and pop motels are near to the park where we will be hiking.

Dock's Motel and Cabins   865 448 2234, Talley Ho inn  865 448 2234,Townsend gateway Inn  865 238 0123, Please call Barbara Hollingsworth if you have questions.  Also, if you make a reservation, please call her so she'll know to expect you and how to reach you. Her number is  205 799 2443.


Our Second 2017 will be May 5-7 - DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon.
Part of 25th Annual Wildflower Saturday - http://www.alapark.com/dsp-wildflower-saturday

See lots of
spring ephemerals including Pink Lady Slippers!
A block of 20 rooms with two double beds each have been reserved for us. Meals are provided in dining area and payable at each meal. Room Rate is $79 per night or $158 for two nights. Breakfast is included!Call 1-800-568-8840 toll free or 256-845-5380 directly to reserve
your own room. Use Group ID#1406. Deadline for placing your reservation is Monday, April 24, 2017.


Our Fall Meeting will be Oc
tober 20-22 Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge on Ft Morgan Peninsula and Gulf State Park.
Gulf Shore Native plant expert and consultant, Fred Nation will be our guide!
Lodging at the
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Gulf Shores. A block of 15 rooms with two queen beds each is reserved for our group. Room rate is $74 plus 11% tax or $82.14 per night. Deadline for making your reservation is Monday, September 18, 2017. (Check in: 3:00 PM, Checkout: 11:00 AM.) Phone number or hyperlink to reserve your room is To Be Announced at the end of November, 2016. Saturday night dinner fee will be additional, payable by check to Margie. Amount TBA!

Hope to see you at one or more of these exciting outings!