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Scott & Amy Weidensaul Visit the Asa Wright Nature Centre

Scott and Amy Weidensaul spent at week at the Asa Wright Nature Centre this March to celebrate the Centre’s 50th Anniversary in partnership with Caligo Ventures.

The Asa Wright Nature Centre through the eyes of Scott Weidensaul: “In a word — fantastic! … a most memorable week.”

Asa Wright Nature Centre
Caligo Group with Scott & Amy Weidensaul at Grand Riviere by Karen LeMay

In March, the first of four sets of celebrity visitors to the Asa Wright Nature Centre kicked the 50th Anniversary year off with a bang! Scott and Amy Weidensaul spent a week at the Centre in mid-March to the delight of Centre staff and guests.
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New Optics at the Asa Wright Nature Centre

Caligo Ventures Announces New Optics for Trinidad’s Asa Wright Nature Centre — in partnership with Birders’ Exchange

Asa Wright Nature Centre
Birding from the AWNC Verandah by Peg Abbott

In March, ten guides and members of the education staff at the Asa Wright Nature Centre (AWNC) in Trinidad’s scenic Arima Valley will have access to 10 brand-new pairs of binoculars. Guides and visitors alike will also benefit from three new spotting scopes and two new tripods thanks to the generosity of the American Birding Association’s Birders’ Exchange!

Birders’ Exchange (BEX) collects donated new and used equipment and distributes it to colleagues working to conserve birds and their habitats in 30 countries throughout Latin American and the Caribbean. Optics and books are allocated based on availability and requests.
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