Outdoor Skills Courses & Expeditions
What We Offer
Naturalist Ventures offers programs centered around traditional nature disciplines like wildlife tracking, bird language, wilderness survival, traditional hunting and other related skills. We operate small group expeditions, training courses, and events around the globe in some of the world's most amazing habitats. We also provide other naturalist services teaching you how to reconnect to the natural world. Let us show you how to unplug from the chaos of modern life and rediscover your human heritage!
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September 30 - October 4, 2017
5 Days, $1,195
Come and track majestic animals and birds in one of the most amazing ecosystems on our planet! The Sky Islands along the borderlands of Arizona-Mexico are an area of convergence where species from temperate zones in the north coexist with species from the southern tropics. You will spend a week looking for signs of jaguars, ocelots, and black bears while listening to the alarm calls of birds...Learn More!
October 27 - November 6, 2017
11 Days, $4,790
Come and track the largest cat on the planet in the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans! This area contains the highest density of tigers anywhere on Earth, and is home to a tremendous diversity of wildlife that includes other felines, wild boar, deer, monkeys, otters, and numerous bird species. We will explore the canals by boat and go on foot to locate these majestic animals and observe their behavior...Learn More!
May 7-11, 2018
5 Days, $995 (2 Credit Hours/CEU's available)
This course is a five-day intensive field studies program led by a PhD avian ecologist and a bird language instructor. It is open both to UF students and the general public, and will cover the fundamentals of bird language. Participants will learn to distinguish between baseline and alarm behaviors, as well as how to recognize the 'shapes' of alarms that indicate the presence of nearby predators...Learn More!