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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
kathy from McKinney, TX Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 01/24/16 - 01/29/16
This program was very enjoyable. The group leaders and birding experiences were exceptional. Saw many different bird varieties and several birds that were new to me.

James from Imperial Beach, CA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 01/24/16 - 01/29/16
The best medicine for us is to get out in nature and observe birds and wildlife. You will learn about and experience so many amazing environments and the birds and mamals that live in Southeast Arizona.

Anita from Ypsilanti, MI Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 01/10/16 - 01/15/16
This is a great program, one of the best in which we've participated! Tom Wood - and Matt Brown - are excellent guides, extremely knowledgable, organized, compassionate. If you enjoy birding at any level, you'll love this one!

Karen from Hardwick, VT Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/22/15 - 02/27/15
This was an excellent program. The leaders were knowledgable (Sheri wrote the Peterson guide to North American Hummingbirds) and enthusiastic. We visited a wide variety of habitat and were able to see over 105 different bird species in 5 days. I had not done much birding prior to the trip and felt comfortable asking questions- the leaders were very patient and willing to review.

Susan from Belen, NM Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/08/15 - 02/13/15
Tom and Matt help everyone have a good experience. I was somewhat concerned about whether I could keep up because of bad knees, but there was enough pausing to view birds that his was not an issue. I had a wonderful time.

Barbara from Berkeley, CA Number of programs attended: 24
Date attended: 12/07/14 - 12/12/14
As a beginning birder, I was especially appreciative of the patience, sensitivity, and skill showed by our excellent local guides, Robin & Matt. Loved the sight of the sandhill cranes flying in. Especially enjoyed the more than 50 red-tail hawks seen on our first day out. Beautiful scenery and very compatible group. Our leaders really knew how to locate many species, including two resident great horned owls nesting in a local garden center.

Pam from Troy, ID Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 12/07/14 - 12/12/14
What a terrific program! Robin and Matt were the leaders and they were really good. Both of these guys are very skilled at knowing birds and at finding them. This is also a great program for a beginning birder. I learned so much and had such fun. Mac's review below is right. You cannot imagine 7,000 Sandhills coming in for a landing. So neat! We had 18 participants, so 9 in each van with Robin and Matt each driving. We had a peregrine falcon the first day 15 minutes out of town!

Mac from Oro Valley, AZ Number of programs attended: 77
Date attended: 12/07/14 - 12/12/14
You have to see the arrival of a flight of sand hill cranes, word do not do justice to glory.

Connie from Fargo, ND Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 02/09/14 - 02/14/14
Highly recommend this birding program. Our leaders were excellent and worked hard to find our target birds and to help the participants get good views of the birds. 1 leader/8 participants was great.

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