Tag Archives: Trinidad and Tobago

Birding Trinidad at the Asa Wright Nature Centre

Long-time friends of Caligo Ventures’ owner Peg Abbott enjoy birding Trinidad on their first trip to the Asa Wright Nature Centre.

Birding Trinidad
Carol & John Exploring
By Guest Bloggers Carol Comeau & John Roser

For several years, we have been encouraged by friends to visit the Asa Wright Nature Center located in the Arima Valley of Trindad’s Northern Range. We finally had the opportunity to enjoy birding Trinidad and booked a 5-night Independent Birding Venture (IBV) through Caligo Ventures in April of 2017, and we found it to be one of the best trips we have taken. We appreciated how easy it was to make our travel arrangements. We booked our flights, and Caligo Ventures took care of the rest. To prepare, we received a detailed clothing and gear recommendation list, a bird list, and luggage tags. After flying to Trinidad from California, it was wonderful to arrive in Port of Spain and be warmly greeted at the airport by Asa Wright Nature Centre staff. Continue reading Birding Trinidad at the Asa Wright Nature Centre

Edward Rooks is Artist in Residence at Asa Wright Nature Centre

Join Trinidadian artist Edward Rooks for a week of wildlife and creativity at the Asa Wright Nature Centre.

Edward Rooks
Janice Edgerly-Rooks & Edward Rooks, courtesy Edward Rooks

Indulge your creative side with a special art and nature learning vacation this June! Going a step beyond our well-known Trinidad tropical nature and birding tours, Caligo Ventures has designed an in-depth summer session with June’s Artist in Residence Edward Rooks to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Asa Wright Nature Centre.
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Join Scott Weidensaul at the Asa Wright Nature Centre

Caligo Ventures helps celebrate the Asa Wright Nature Centre’s 50th Anniversary with birding celebrity Scott Weidensaul.

2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the famed Asa Wright Nature Centre, and we are so excited! We can think of no better way to commemorate this incredible milestone than by celebrating with author Scott Weidensaul in a style that is completely in sync with the mission of this unique non-profit: Inviting YOU to visit, learn, bird, and enjoy — Trini-style!

Scott Weidensaul
Scott Weidensaul by Bill Clark

So, what could be better than a late-winter trip to Trinidad and Tobago? How about a late-winter trip to this warm, bird-full island nation with a birding celebrity? Author, researcher, and educator Scott Weidensaul visits the Asa Wright Nature Centre March 18 – 25, 2017, and you’re invited to join him.
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