Meetings & Events
34th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting
Greetings GTC members
Please join us October 4-6, 2012 at the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College in Bainbridge, Georgia
Be sure to register by September 25th to guarantee meals!
Thursday, October 4: GTC Business Meeting
4 October 2012, 6:30 pm
San Marcos Grill
(west side of Tallahassee Hwy across from the Jameson Inn and Holiday Inn Express), Bainbridge, Georgia
Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6
Please see program and abstracts here . We have a great line up of talks.
Sunday, October 7th
Please join us for the field trip at Ichauway. Space is limited. Be sure to sign up on Friday at the registration desk!
Hotel Accommodations (Continental Breakfast Included):
• Jameson Inn ($65/night + tax)
1403 Tallahassee Hwy, Bainbridge, GA (229) 243-7000
• Holiday Inn ($103/night + tax)
1413 Tallahassee Hwy Bainbridge, GA (229) 246-6771
•Be sure to ask for the Gopher Tortoise Council discounted hotel rates.
Donations are appreciated! Money raised goes to the education grants program and outreach! Please bring silent auction items with you to the meeting. Thanks everyone!
·REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 25, 2012. Onsite registration is available but meals are not guaranteed. A few available- first come, first serve.
Please don’t forget to renew your membership or become a member of the GTC (see options below)
New for 2012: Sponsorship opportunities! Sponsor a break, lunch, or dinner and help us in further conserving the gopher tortoise and uplands! We have sponsorship opportunities for six breaks, two lunches and one dinner. Please contact Jess McGuire (jgonynor @ gmail.com – remove spaces) If you are interested. More information can be found here.
For a donation of $20 you can PRE-ORDER T-SHIRTS. A limited number will be available at the meeting. To order multiple shirts, select size and add individual shirts to cart separately.
E-mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidelines for Paper Presentations:
Projectors will be provided. Overheads and slides are not acceptable. Please email powerpoint presentations no later than September 28, 2012 to email@example.com.
Guidelines for Posters
Posters should be no larger than 3ft tall by 4ft wide. Poster stations will be provided and include a foam-core display board, easel, push pins, and tape. Poster stations will be available at the start of the conference. We ask that posters be in place by the first day and stay up for the duration of the conference. Poster authors are required to be present at their stations for one hour during the designated Poster Session.
33rd Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting
The 2011 meeting was held in October 14-16 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida.
"Gopher Tortoise Conservation- Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow."
The 2011 Program Schedule can be found here.
2010 32nd Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting
The 2010 Meeting was held October 7-10 at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana, Alabama.
2010 Meeting program available here.