Eco Travel

Costa Rica Trip

The NJ Audubon 2019 Costa Rica trip was another successful and enjoyable visit to this diverse Central American nation. Led by renowned Costa Rican naturalist Charlie Gómez, CMBO Associate Naturalist Mark Garland, and our driver Marco “Niño” Morales (who doubles as an extra birding guide), our group explored a variety…...

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Fall Delmarva Van Tour Recap

Fall Delmarva Van Tour by Scott Barnes Nov 9-12, 2018 Our annual late fall foray to the bird-rich Delmarva Peninsula began at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Bombay Hook is one of the best places on the East Coast for large numbers and diversity of shorebirds. A flock of some…...

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Report – Southwestern Louisiana: Cheniers, Cypress Swamps, and Cameron Parish

Southwestern Louisiana: Cheniers, Cypress Swamps, and Cameron Parish  April 22-29, 2015 Final Tour Report and Species List We gathered in Lafayette, Louisiana for our birding trip to the swamp forests, “working wetlands,” coastal prairies, and oak cheniers of the sportsmen’s (or perhaps birder’s) paradise. During the ensuing week, we endured…...

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CAUGHT IN MONHEGAN’S TRAP – Monhegan Island, Maine

NJA Eco-Travel Tour September 14-19, 2018 Monhegan Island is a small bump in the ocean (1.7 miles long and 0.7 miles wide), twelve miles off the mid-coast of Maine, that has played a larger role in history than most people would ever imagine. Monhegan was known to European explorers, even…...

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Grand North Dakota Tour

A journal of our recent Grand North Dakota Eco Travel Tour Author: Scott Barnes Trip Leaders: Scott Barnes and Linda Mack July 6: Arrival in Bismarck; evening orientation July 7: We began our trip with a morning spent in the famed grasslands, sloughs, and lakes in Kidder County. Horsehead Lake…...

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NJ Audubon Goes To Cuba

New Jersey Audubon Eco-Travel trips are not just about beautiful wildlife and habitat. The tours are carefully selected by New Jersey Audubon staff and crafted to connect our participants to the conservation work being carried out in the U.S and around the world. Eco-Travel is just one of many ways…...

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NJ Audubon Adirondack Tour

2018 NJ Audubon Adirondack Tour complete. We faced some challenges this year, but time spent in the largest wilderness area in the northeast is always rewarding, especially w/ a great group of participants! Some highlights included 6 American Bitterns (some “singing”), winnowing Wilson’s Snipe, Black-backed Woodpecker, Gray Jays, a scope…...

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