Northwoods Birding By Trail and Canoe
Pack your binoculars and set out on a great birding adventure, where you’ll add to your list, explore unique ecosystems and improve your birding skills in the wildlife-rich Northwoods.
Program No. 8609RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Join the Trees for Tomorrow birding team on an exceptional birding adventure for beginning and intermediate birders. Explore unique habitats in search of common and rare birds, and add new finds to your life list. The Trees for Tomorrow birding team will show you how to improve your birding skills while walking the area’s finest trails. On canoe outings, observe water birds and their behaviors. Learn how to identify warblers, raptors, waterfowl and other species that call the north woods home. This is a special opportunity to learn about northwoods birds while exploring some of Wisconsin's finest northern birding locations.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking up to two miles a day. Canoeing up to three miles. Elevations of 1650 to 1850 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Witness loons and eagles while canoeing pristine lakes with minimal human activity.
  • View many colorful warblers that call the Northwoods their summer home.
  • Explore a northern quaking bog – an experience many equate to walking on a giant waterbed – and learn about the special plants and animals that reside in it.

General Notes

All Road Scholar birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1 in the field. We adhere to the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html
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Jim Baughman
A lifelong birder, Jim Baughman recently retired from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources where he was a forester in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. Jim has vast knowledge of the birding hot spots along the Eagle River, and has a sound understanding of the habitat and forest types associated with the various north woods bird species and their ecology. Jim has shared his passion for birding with his two younger brothers, and now enjoying birding hikes has become a family tradition.
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Jim Baughman
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Cheryl Todea
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Vern Gentele
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Melissa Friel
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