Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Sunset at CEDO

2 new eco-tours

We're adding two brand-new eco-tours this spring.

Saturday, February 18th 8-10am
Saturday, May 6th, 8-10am
Join CEDO’s birdwatchers for an exploration of the avian life of Estero Morua. A rich wintering ground for Sandpipers, Plovers, Terns, Gulls, Grebes, Loons, Godwits, Curlews, Dowitchers & more, Morua is the perfect place for beginner and experienced birders alike.
Cost: $10

Saturday, April 22nd 9-11am
Saturday, May 13th 8-10am
Enjoy a tranquil walk through CEDO’s Desert Botanical Gardens and nearby coastal desert. You’ll learn adaptations of desert plants and animals, identify tracks, holes and scat, and discover indigenous uses of plants. Perfect for families.
Cost: $10, kids under 5 free

Spring 2006 Eco-Tours

Explore this ecologically distinct area in these natural history excursions of the desert & sea designed especially for you and your family. All activities start at the CEDO Environmental Science Center in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.

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March 4th Saturday, 10:00am - 12:30pm
April 15th Saturday, 8:30am - 11:00am
Experience the pristine beauty of Estero Morua's coastal wetland filled with crabs, oysters, birds and more! Cost: Adults $20, children under 12, $10.

March 18th Saturday, 8:30am - 10:30am
April 1st Saturday, 8:30am - 10:30am
April 29th Saturday, 7:30am - 9:30am

CEDO naturalists reveal secrets of the tidepools; we'll look for octopus, colorful anemones & more.
Cost: $15 adults, $10 kids under 12. Kids under 5 free!

February 26th Sunday, 11:00am - 5:00pm
March 26th Sunday, 10:00am - 4:00pm
May 27th Saturday, 12:00pm - 5:30pm
For an even closer look at Estero Morua, come paddle alongside shorebirds, through inviting channels and mudflats. Each six hour tour includes: Expert guides, Local ecology talk, Full day kayak rental, Lunch and beverages. No experience necessary.
Age limit: 18 yrs.
Cost: $75 for members $85 for non-members

January 21st Saturday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Explore the geologic wonders of the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve on a full-day tour with CEDO experts. Lunch included.
Cost: $65 adults

Visit Isla San Jorge (Bird Island) and get an up-close look at the abundant wildlife found on this rocky island, including tropicbirds & sea lions. This all-day eco-adventure includes an introductory slideshow and lecture about marine mammals, Gulf island ecology, and CEDO research.
Cost: $100 (Lunch included). Space is limited

February 4th Saturday, 8:00am- 4:00pm.
A hiking tour of the spectacular Gran Desierto, the largest sand sea in North America, with expert guides.
Lunch included.
Cost: $40