2016 NAFHA National Field Trip - Mena, AR - Apr 29 to May 1

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2016 NAFHA National Field Trip - Mena, AR - Apr 29 to May 1

Post by kaptainkory » January 26th, 2016, 9:43 pm

The North American Field Herping Association and Arkansas Herpetological Society will be hosting a joint herpetological field trip at Queen Wilhelmina State Park, just northwest of Mena, Arkansas, Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1, 2016. Anyone with an interest in searching for amphibians and reptiles in the wild is invited to attend. For more information, please view the full announcement.

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Post by chrish » January 27th, 2016, 7:16 pm

Kory,

Thank you.

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Post by kaptainkory » January 28th, 2016, 8:03 am

chrish wrote:Kory,

Thank you.

Chris
You are very welcome. I've already noted quite a bit of interest from people, so we shall see how it goes. It should be fun.

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Post by Hadar » January 28th, 2016, 8:50 am

I am very excited about this meeting. Can't wait to see you all there.

Cheers, Heather

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Post by Soopaman » January 28th, 2016, 8:53 am

I would love to make this, but I know I'll be too busy that time this year. I went on many trips to Queen Wilhelmina State Park with my grandparents as a child; it was always a favorite place of mine.

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Post by jlzachary1 » February 13th, 2016, 2:56 pm

I will be there, already booked my place to stay.

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Post by Hadar » February 14th, 2016, 11:54 am

jlzachary1 wrote:I will be there, already booked my place to stay.
Where's that? Are there camping sites?

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Post by jlzachary1 » February 14th, 2016, 6:29 pm

I rented a cabin in Mena as my family will be coming to the area as well. I am not sure about camping site availability.

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Post by chrish » February 17th, 2016, 6:57 am

Hadar wrote:
jlzachary1 wrote:I will be there, already booked my place to stay.
Where's that? Are there camping sites?
There is camping information on the full announcement, but yes, there is camping available in the state park -
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZEc ... Q0PkY/edit

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Post by Mulebrother » February 17th, 2016, 11:26 am

I will add- I spoke to the state park last week.... There were still campsites and rooms avail at the lodge. I cant decide if I'm still down for camping or if I need a room. i know of the limited motel choices in mena, they were in the $75-$100 a night range. Not too bad if its spliit up. Not sure on lodge rates at the park.

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Post by Mulebrother » February 17th, 2016, 11:29 am

Ouch! Just checked and the lodge varies from $95 to $165 a night. I wil say though, they just finished a big renovation and its really nice!

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Post by kaptainkory » February 19th, 2016, 9:38 am

Mulebrother wrote:Ouch! Just checked and the lodge varies from $95 to $165 a night. I wil say though, they just finished a big renovation and its really nice!
Yes, the lodge rates are pretty pricey. I'm already paying for one of the RV sites as our "ground zero", but on the fence about whether I might want to pay additionally for an escape plan back at a hotel room in Mena. I think I'm getting old or something. HA!

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Post by jlzachary1 » February 24th, 2016, 9:32 pm

The cabins aren't much more than the rooms at the lodge then. My cabin was only $99/night and it sleeps 6.

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