Community Group Event

The Ology of Ornithon

Chattanooga January Meeting

Saturday, Jan 11, 2014 , 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Community Group: Chattanooga "CHIONS" Community Group

Dr. Jim Tucker
Unitarian Universalist Church
3224 Navajo Drive
Chattanooga TN 37411
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Nature is a source of noetic experiences for many of us. A recent survey suggests that bird-related hobbies have now become the most popular outdoor activity in America, surpassing fishing and hunting (and much less harmful to the critters involved). What is it about birds that make them so readily studied and enjoyed? Dr. Tucker, who is the founder of the American Birding Association, will discuss the study of birds as it relates not only to the technical and professional aspects of ornithology, but also to popular literature, media, sports, and religion. He will also speak of birds in our local area.

We hope to see you there. Like all our meetings, this one is open to visitors and is free of charge.

Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 3224 Navajo Drive, Chattanooga

Directions: From Interstate 24 going from downtown toward Atlanta and Knoxville. Take the Germantown exit. Turn left on Germantown Road. Take the 2nd street to the left: this is Navajo Drive. Go about the length of 3 blocks and you will see the sign for the Church on the left.

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