Georgia Falconry Association will be manning exhibits
at JAKES Day at both the Smithgall Woods Conservation
Area on Saturday, May 9, 2009 and
the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center on Saturday, May
16th, 2009. We need several falconers
on hand to meet the
and answer questions.
For the Smithgall event, plans are to meet at the Huddle
House in Helen at 8 AM for breakfast. If you can't make
will need to arrive in time to be set up
no later than
AM. For the Charlie Elliott event, you need to be there
in time to be set up by 9:30 AM.
are expecting a good number at both events and this
is an excellent opportunity to educate the public about
If you can participate at Smithgall Woods, please email Buster
Brown or call him at
(706) 219-1712 (home), (404) 538-4355 (cell).
If you can participate at Charlie Elliott, please email Alan
(Smokey) Drury or
call him at 678-908-4959.
Woods is located at 61 Tsalaki Trail in Helen, GA. on
Ga. Hwy. 75-Alternate, 3 miles west of Helen, just south
of the Richard B. Russell Scenic Hwy. (Ga. Hwy. 348).
Elliott Wildlife Center is located at 543 Elliott Trail
in Mansfield, GA.
From Atlanta, take I-20 eastbound to Exit 98 (Hwy. 11, Monroe-Monticello).
Turn right and continue south about 12 miles on Hwy. 11, crossing Hwy. 278
and Hwy. 142. The main entrance to Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (Marben
Farm Road) is about 3 miles south of Mansfield on the left.