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Guided Trips

Join an organized trip or create your own custom trip
UC California Naturalist Program
  • Earn your California Naturalist certification on the Central Coast or in Yosemite!
  • This residential immersion program includes seven days of field trips and lectures from enthusiastic leaders.
  • Join and add new friends to your nature network, increase your knowledge, and earn your California Naturalist Certificate. 
  • This course is taught by Chris on the Central Coast and in Yosemite.
  • To become a certified California Naturalist 
Road Scholar to Yosemite - Sequoia - King's Canyon National Park 
  • Experience the ever-changing beauty of Yosemite National Park and the expansive Sierra Nevada on an extraordinary adventure.
  • Feel the mist of Bridalveil Fall. Delight in your first glimpse of Half Dome and Yosemite Valley from historic Tunnel View. Walk among towering sequoia trees.
  • Led by an exceptional storyteller, hear the history of this legendary landscape and delve into its geology, wildlife and vegetation during fascinating field trips into Yosemite National Park.
  • Short on time? Highlights of THREE iconic parks — Visit King’s Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks in one visit!  
  • Walk among the giants and see the General Sherman tree, the largest Sequoia! 
  • You’ll learn about animal life, botany, geology, native plants, park issues and the influence of famed naturalist John Muir. In fact, you’ll have a chance to sit on “Muir Rock” at the bottom of King’s Canyon where John Muir told natural history stories to his first Sierra Club members.
Columbia Bird Watching 
  • Have you ever wanted to see amazing birds but have been too hesitant to take an international trip? 
  • Chris is friends with the top birders in Colombia which has nearly 2,000 bird species — with many endemics! 
  • Join Chris as he is partnering with Coraves Birding Tours November 7-15, 2023 for the trip of a lifetime.  Click HERE for more details on Colombia birding.
Custom Trips and Consulting 
  • Want to learn about falconry? Looking for a custom walking trip in Israel? Have you been yearning to explore CA’s central coast or perhaps Yosemite, the jewel of the National Park system? Perhaps you need a conference speaker or help hiring your next executive director.
    • Raptor Experience
    • Israel Guided Trips
    • California Central Coast
    • Yosemite / Sierra
    • School Programs
    • Speaking Engagements
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