Ohio Bluebird Society, The Holden Arboretum, 9500 Sperry Road, Kirtland, OH 44094    440.462.9084    info@ohiobluebirdsociety.org

2011 Conference

Attendance at this conference was around 175 people - thank you to those who made it!

Saturday, February 26, 2011

The Arden Shisler Center for Education & Economic Development

1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio 44691

*Download and Print a Registration Form*
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Click here for directions.
Wayne County Visitors Bureau

AGENDA

Light refreshments will be provided throughout the event.

8:00 - 9:00: Registration 

9:00 - 9:15: Welcome - Jay Brindo, OBS Director; Marcella Hawkins, Special Events Chair

9:15 - 10:00: Dan Best, Senior Naturalist with Geauga Park District - Setting The Swamp on Fire with the Prothonotary Warbler

10:00 - 10:30: Break

10:30 - 11:15: Chuck Jakubchak, Certified Volunteer Naturalist in Ohio - Cute Chicks

11:15 - 11:45: Break

11:45 - 12:00: Presentation of Blue Feather Award and Wildlife Conservation Award

12:00 - 12:30: Medina Raptor Center

12:30 - 1:45: Lunch - Raffle - Vendors

1:45 - 2:30: Larry Rosche, Field Researcher (Cleveland Museum of Natural History ); Avian and odonate biologist for BHE Environment, Inc.; and author - The Birds of the Cleveland Region

2:30 - 2:45 Break - Last Chance for Raffle

2:45 - 3:30: Mike Watson, Conservation Biologist and Coordinator for the Bluebird Program at Holden Arboretum - Holden Arboretum Bluebird Program

3:30 - 3:45: Break

3:45 - 4:30: Information Exchange - Q&A Session: Dean Sheldon, Darlene Sillick and Paula Ziebarth; Dick Tuttle - Moderator

4:30 Door Prizes - Announce Raffle Winners

LODGING

Accommodations for the Conference - be sure to mention “OBS”

CUT OFF DATE FOR RESERVATIONS IS JAN. 23, 2011
Rooms for Friday (25th) and Saturday (26th) night are reserved at each location

Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn – Phone: 330.202.7701
(across the road from Shisler Center)
959 Dover Road, Wooster, OH 44691
Fax 330.202 7781
$89/night plus tax

Best Western Wooster Plaza Hotel (downtown) –
Phone - 330.264.7750

243 E. Liberty Street, Wooster, OH 44691
bestwesternwooster@gmail.com;
www.bestwestern.com
$69/night plus tax

Econo Lodge – Phone: 330.264.8883
2137 E. Lincoln Way, Wooster, OH 44691
econolodgewooster@yahoo.com;
www.choicehotels.com - search for Wooster area
$49/night plus tax

Bed and Breakfasts:

Market Street Inn – Phone: 330.262.4085
www.marketstreetinnwooster.com
Special OBS rate $81-$99

Mirabelle Bed & Breakfast – Phone: 330.264.6006
www.bbonline.com/oh/mirabelle
Special OBS rate $75/night includes tax