Thursday, August 23rd
Arrival/check in Meeting room at the Hocking Hills Lodge, which will be open for
lounging/snacks & drinks/exhibits/etc, in lower level of lodge.
Friday, August 24th
Speakers' presentations begin in the meeting room; Continental Breakfast is
provided. Introduction/welcome--Robert Carillio, Ohio NANFA Regional
Mac Albin, Franklin County Metroparks Aquatic Ecologist, "Fishes of The Big and
Little Darby Creek"
Mark Smith, Ohio NANFA, "Breeding Native Brook Trout in The Home Aquarium"
Pat Quackenbush, Hocking Hills State Park Naturalist, "Aquatic Life/flora/fauna
of The Hocking Hills Gorges"
Nick Zarlinga, Cleveland Metro parks ZOO Aquatics, "Creating Realistic and
Natural Habitats in the Aquarium for Native Fishes"
Matt White, Ohio University, Athens, "Game Fish are Natives TOO!"
Ken Wintin, Arizona Desert Museum, "Conservation and Breeding efforts of
Endangered Desert Fishes"
Mike Fremont, Rivers Unlimited, "Economic Impacts of a Clean River/Dam
Randy Sanders, Ohio Department Of Natural
Resources, Division of Wildlife, "Stream protection and Restoration Efforts in
Robert S. Carillio, Ohio NANFA, "Realistic Lighting to Enhance Your Aquarium
Habitat and Fishes"
Roger Thoma, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, "Fishes of The Lake Erie
Shoreline and Wetlands"
Robert Davic, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, "The Mahoning River: Past,
Present, and Future: Place of pioneering fish study"
Saturday, August 25th
Lodge and meeting room will be open, and there is a restaurant in the lodge that
serves light or complete breakfasts.
The first field trip will start at 9:30 am -- Randy Sanders' trip to Salt Creek
in nearby Vinton County. There will also be a naturalist-led hike/collecting
trip through Old Man's Cave and later to Conkles Hollow. Be sure to check the
postings in the meeting room for more details! Both trips should last for most
of the day.
NANFA BANQUET in lodge meeting room.
THE CLASSIC NANFA AUCTION!!
Sunday, August 26th
MORE FIELD TRIPS!!
These field trips will be departing around 9:00 am. There will be two field
trips today -- one focusing On more northern reaches of the hills, and the other
field trip will take place on private property which will be led by Mark Smith
and Mark Binkley! ENJOY!
After these two field trips, we will gather back at the lodge for FREE TIME and
begin closing out the convention. Those that have to leave early, may do so at
this time. People wanting to stay an extra day -- may do so! This time is FREE
TIME to relax, meditate, or just mingle! Later towards the evening, CONVENTION
DISPLAYS will be broken down -- the closing of the convention must begin.
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See you in Ohio!
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