Twenty-Fourth Annual

 TENNESSEE HERPETOLOGY CONFERENCE

Lichterman Nature Center

Memphis, Tennessee

September 27-28, 2018

 

 

***Meeting details***

Dates

September 27th & 28th (Thursday - Friday)

 Conference Objectives

To foster an understanding of the past, present, and future of Tennessee herpetology and herpetofauna; to encourage communication between persons researching and managing our amphibians and reptiles; and to help identify needs and goals to benefit the conservation of our herpetofauna and their habitats.

 Who Should Attend

All persons interested in Tennessee herpetology and herpetofauna, including academicians, students, resource managers, zoo and aquarium personnel and the general public.

Keynote Speaker

TBA

 

 Registration

Registration form can be found here.

Professional - $35 (This will be $40 if registering at the door)

Student - $15

Membership Fees

Professional - $15

Student - $10

You may also mail your membership and registration fees to our Treasurer DChris Ogle at the address below. You do have the option of paying all meeting and membership fees the day of the meeting.

Chris Ogle, Treasurer

Tennessee Herpetological Society

c/o TWRA 3030 Wildlife WayM

Morristown, TN 37814

 

Meal

A catered dinner will be served, Thursday night before the Auction.

$15 Single Meal ticket, ($8 for students).  Vegetarian options will be available). NOTE: RSVP Please let us know if you will join us for the meal and if you prefer the vegetarian option. We need to have a good idea of the number attending before the meeting. Thank you.

This year we will be ordering a build your own BBQ buffet style dinner that includes choices of pulled BBQ pork, pulled BBQ chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, collard, greens, etc. Drink options will include tea and water.

Meal Choices:

Pulled BBQ Pork

1/4 Chicken

Vegetarian

Meeting Facilities

Lichterman Nature Center

Auction

An auction will be held Thursday after dinner.  Please bring your herpetology related items (shirts, field guides, posters, etc.) & anything else worthy for donation to this scholarship award fundraiser.

Accomodations

Hotel

Address

Phone #

Distance From Lichterman

Nightly Rate

Website

Extended Stay America

N. Quail Hollow Rd.

(866) 599-6674

2 mi

$72

https://www.extendedstayamerica.com/Reservations/SelectRoom.html?sid=00790ee4-2f18-4ee7-a708-8b0610fc1c44&iata=34280021

La Quinta Inn

Primacy Parkway

(855) 809-3504

2 mi

$89

http://www.laquintamemphisprimacyparkway.com/?cid=local_175

Four Points By Sheraton

Poplar Ave.

(866) 286-0843

1 mi

$125

http://www.fourpointsmemphiseast.com/?SWAQ=958P

Hampton Inn

Shady Grove Rd.

(866) 608-6760

1 mi

$143

http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/tennessee/hampton-inn-and-suites-memphis-shady-grove-MEMSGHX/index.html

Courtyard by Marriott

Wolf River Blvd.

(855) 809-3511

1 mi

$143

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/memgt-courtyard-memphis-germantown/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2

Field Trip

Each year a field trip is offered to our members upon conclusion of the annual meeting. Occasionally, tours are offered by our local hosts. The location of the field trip has yet to be determined, but will take place at a local area state natural area or state park within a short distance of the university.

Additional Information

For additional information about the conference, please email or phone:

Josh Campbell

Tennessee Herpetological Society, President

Josh.campbell@tn.gov

(office) 615-781-6626

 

 

 

 

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