Travel to Tanzania this Wednesday evening, July 28th at 7PM in the comfort of Tin Mountain’s Great Room! If you’ve been there before, you’ll want to revisit. If it’s been on your list of travel destinations, you’ll wish to get onboard for this African Safari to the wilds of Tanzania. Join Susan Wahlen as she discusses her experiences over the last five years of travel through some of Tanzania’s most incredible parks and reserves. Spending six months each year leading tours and photographing Africa’s unique mammals and birds, Susan has acquired an intimate connection with this land of wonder.
Susan, along with Chris Lewey, will lead a RAVEN Interpretive Programs trip to Tanzania in early 2011 and 2012 and will discuss particulars with those interetsed in the trip. So join us for this safari preview Wednesday evening, Tin Mountain Nature Learning Center, 1245 Bald Hill Road, Albany, NH at 7 PM. Tin Mountain Conservation Center Nature Programs are made possible in part by support from L.L. Bean and the Evenor Armington Fund. Programs are open to the public. Donations are of $3 per person or $5 per family are appreciated, members are free. For more information on Tin Mountain or this program visit www.tinmountain.org or call Donna at 603-447-6991.
This photographic journey through Northern Tanzania’s extraordinary national parks and reserves will showcase the extensive array of bird and mammal species likely encountered and reveal the astonishing natural beauty of the region.
TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK – Famous for its large elephant population and home to over 350 species of birds, this baobab covered park is a true gem.
LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK – Sitting just below the escarpment of the Great Rift, Manyara’s fresh water streams and alkaline lake support a great variety of water birds. The forest is a haven for the monkeys, baboons and tree-climbing lions.
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK / NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA – Home to one of the most magnificent migrations on the planet; migrant birds and mighty herds and nights listening to the sounds of the bush.
NGORONGORO CRATER– Home to over 25,000 animals, this “8th” Wonder of the World leaves visitors in absolute awe. It’s breathtaking landscape and great array of species makes this a highlight of any safari.