- Trip Leaders: Candace Larson and Mary Coolidge
- Early Bird discount: $895 members / $1095 non-members
- Deposit: $500
- Single supplement: TBD
Trip fees include all ground transportation, double-occupancy lodging, breakfast/lunch/non-alcoholic beverages/snacks, tips for meals/drivers/porters/local guides, trip materials, entrance fees, excursions, and the services of your skilled leader(s).
Trip fees do not include dinners and alcoholic beverages.
Notes on Accessibility: Most of our birding on this trip will be from the vans, or on short walks on well-graded, level roads and trails. There is one hike of about 2 miles on a well-graded trail with about 200′ of elevation gain.
Tentative Itinerary & Policies
Candace is an avid birder, mycology geek, and native plant enthusiast, with a passion for the diverse ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest. Candace leads domestic and international ecotours with a focus on bird biology and habitat preservation. She also works as a Field Biologist in Portland Audubon’s Conservation program, helping statewide partners meet their avian conservation goals.
Mary has served on Portland Audubon's Conservation team since 2008, and currently coordinates three of Audubon's hazard campaigns: Bird Safe, Lights Out, and Get the Lead Out. These advocacy and education campaigns raise awareness about important threats to bird survivorship, from urban areas to wild landscapes. Mary also works at the Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation in the Oregon Zoo’s California Condor propagation program, one of 5 breeding facilities in the U.S. and Baja working to recover this critically endangered species.