Melissa Scott’s extraordinary knowledge of nature and effervescent personality earned her the title of NHA’s Staff Naturalist. We talked to her about her love of North America, her bird imitation abilities and the importance of ecotourism.
The Galapagos Islands have been part of Gustavo Andrade’s life for as long as he can remember. Raised by a father who worked as a Galapagos tour boat captain for many years, Gustavo’s childhood was spent sailing the seas. The islands were his summer playground, the sea lions and marine turtles, his playmates. He says becoming a naturalist guide was a path he was destined to take.
Next in our WWF Staff travel series is Matt Erke. Matt serves as an associate for WWF’s Eastern Himalayas program. Matt tells about how travel opened his eyes to the incredible beauty and power of nature.
This is Costa Rica Presented by Natural Habitat Adventures Tuesday, August 6 @ 3PM Eastern, 2pm Central, 1pm Mountain, 12pm Pacific Register for the Webinar
Have you heard of a peccary? It's one of many types of species you might find while venturing through the Costa Rican wilderness. Costa Rica contains 5 percent of the world's biodiversity within its borders - which means an incredible amount of wildlife is concentrated throughout its lush lands.
Listen in and ask questions as our Natural Habitat guide describes some of the adventures, experiences and incredible biodiversity to be found in Costa Rica.
In his role as Natural Habitat Adventure’s Head Naturalist, Eric Rock travels around the world leading tours and developing new ones. Find out why Eric considers Alaska home, the most important part of guiding and why you should travel.
Nature + Culture: India's Wild Side Presented by Suhail Gupta, NatHab Guide Tuesday, July 23 @ 3PM Eastern, 2pm Central, 1pm Mountain, 12pm Pacific Register for the Webinar
Suhail Gupta, an experienced naturalist, brings India to life in this hour-long webinar. Gupta, who has helped film tigers for several BBC productions including Toby Sinclair's Land of the Tiger series, will detail how NatHab provides the best chances of seeing Bengal tigers in the wild, iconic Indian cultural experiences as well as other off the beaten path destinations that provide intimate nature encounters.
Next in our WWF Staff travel series is Rachel Kramer. A three-year assignment in Madagascar with Peace Corps solidified her love for travel and conservation, eventually leading her to WWF. Rachel now serves as a program officer for TRAFFIC North America, a wildlife trade monitoring network and with WWF’s Wildlife Crime Technology Project. In this blog, Rachel talks about an unusual maned lioness in the Okavango Delta and a remote 4-legged journey into Madagascar’s Marojejy National Park.
Our spotlight on travel stories from WWF staff members continues. This week we highlight a senior administrator for WWF’s Information Technology department who caught the travel bug while studying abroad. Caitlin Moore talks about remote nights where only stars and the sounds of the Amazonian rainforest surrounded her.