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Ecotour of Raven's Nest and Sycamore Canyon


Now - September 27, 2014

Trip has been CANCELLED.

Friday - Saturday

Trip Limit: 8

Trip Leader

  • Vincent Pinto, ethnobotanist and wildlife biologist


Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Arizona's incomparable Sky Islands. Vincent Pinto, ethnobotanist and wildlife biologist, will be your guide for an in-depth exploration of the Sky Islands’ diverse ecosystem. We will start at Raven's Nest Nature Sanctuary where we will search for intriguing wildlife, followed by a relaxed natural history trip to Patagonia Lake State Park. We will spend Friday night at Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico. On Saturday, Pinto will lead a walk through the sublime Sycamore Canyon. The pace of this trip is slow to moderate with a focus on learning. While most of the terrain is flat, there are some areas of moderate elevation and loose gravel with potentially unstable footing.

Two-day trip includes:

  • Expert guides and educational programming
  • Accommodation for one night at Esplendor Resort (includes breakfast)
  • Transportation to and from the Garden
  • Transportation for all group activities in Garden vehicle
  • Lunch on Friday and Saturday

Not included:

  • Personal expenses
  • Meals not mentioned

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