PATAGONIA, VALDES PENINSULA, IBERA WETLANDS
November 17 – December 1, 2015
Joinand presenter for an informative evening on their upcoming tour to Argentina, travelling through Buenos Aires, the Ibera Marshes, Puerto Deseado and the Peninsula Valdes.
On this journey, learn about the native and exotic trees of Buenos Aires, explore the abundant life of the Costanera Sur Nature Reserve, and enjoy horseback and boat tours through the Estancia Rincón del Socorro, a former cattle ranch turned nature reserve on the edge of the Ibera Marshlands. Walk through Rockhopper and Magellanic Penguin colonies on the Isla Pinquino, and tour the Deseado River Estuary, one of the richest biological areas in Patagonia with four species of cormorants, seals and dolphins and oystercatchers. Visit the Petrified Woods and sea lion colonies of Bahia Bustamante, and spend time in the Peninsula Valdes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, viewing the majestic Southern Right Whale from boat and land. With one of the largest Magellanic penguin colonies and elephant seal colonies in the world, sea lions, killer whales, and other marine and land wildlife this area offers diverse wildlife experiences.
A tour information and photo presentation: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Book Store 3130 8 St E, Saskatoon.
is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan Certificate in Ecological Education and an avid birder and wildlife photographer. She has developed and guided tours for the University of Saskatchewan Centre for Continuing and Distance Education and is now a Worldwide Ecotour host.