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  • Wednesday, September 9, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    More than 1.5 million Wildebeest live in East Africa’s Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. In an ongoing cycle of movement, they are joined by zebras and gazelles, in an endless search for fresh grass on the wide open plains of Tanzania and Kenya.

    Join sen...
  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Our US National Park System is full of amazing places to visit for birds, wildlife and amazing scenery. By age 10, Kevin Loughlin, owner of Wildside Nature Tours had visited every state in the lower 48, camping with his family, and he found places...
  • Monday, August 10, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Caribbean Islands? South American Country? Yes to both! The colorful, vibrant, English speaking Caribbean culture belies the fact that this dual-island nation lies just 7 miles off the coast of Venezuela.

    This proximity to the South American Cont...
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    The moments when light first touches the earth or when rays melt into darkness are the most beautiful times of day. Adrian Binns, senior leader, has photographed thousands of such moments from many corners of the world. Silhouettes emerge from bur...
  • Recurring Webinar
    JOIN US THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH!

    The Wildside Family loves staying in touch with all of our traveling family members, so we have designated the first Wednesday of each month as our Family Chat night.

    Everyone is welcome to join in the ...
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    The Okavango Delta is one of southern Africa's most famous wilderness areas with pristine beauty and a remarkable landscape. Seasonal waters fan out over a vast area of northwestern Botswana creating a natural mosaic of palm-fringed islands, open...
  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Join author, naturalist, photographer, Scott Weidensaul, to learn about the amazing spectacle of the Amur Falcon migration in Nagaland, India. This incredible story includes a local conservationist and her campaign that became one of the most succ...
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    In the center of South America lies Brazil’s Pantanal, the world’s largest inland wetland. This immense, seasonally flooded region hosts a breathtaking array of wildlife. It is home to a large variety of wetland birds, and endangered species such ...
  • Saturday, June 27, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Kevin Loughlin, owner of Wildside Nature Tours, has led 39 tours to the Galapagos Islands as of 2019. This destination is truly one of his favorite places in the world and going back time and again only reinforces that love and desire to return.

    ...
  • Saturday, June 20, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Join Kevin Loughlin, owner of Wildside Nature Tours, for this fun, photographic journey through the Peruvian Amazon!

    Kevin has led a dozen trips to the Amazon Basin in northern Ecuador and southern Peru as well as in northern Peru, where Wildside...
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Experiences are so much more valuable to us than ‘things.’ Things break, or we get tired of playing with them, while experiences are with us forever. Long after returning home, we continue to tell stories and show photos of our travels, sharing ou...
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Join Kevin Loughlin, nature photographer and owner of Wildside Nature Tours, on this fun adventure through the rainforests, savannas and wetlands of Central America as he shares colorful images of toucans, parrots, poison dart frogs, howler monkey...
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    The quest for target birds is quite exciting. Whether searching for an elusive endemic, or finally reaching a stake-out bird after an arduous trek, the satisfaction of seeing a sought-after species is always worth the effort.

    Senior leaders Adria...
  • Monday, September 14, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Cuba is well-known for its amazing landscapes, vibrant culture and unique biodiversity. Birding in Cuba is extraordinary. According to the new Endemic Birds of Cuba: A Comprehensive Field Guide, 371 birds have been recorded in Cuba, including 26 w...
  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    In 2018 the 1st record of a Great Black Hawk in the United States was documented in Texas by Alex Lamoreaux and others. After that remarkable sighting, the black hawk went on to amaze the birding world by taking a truly epic journey from south Tex...
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Whether you've committed to traveling across the globe, or just dreaming of future trips, studying the birds of a new country greatly enhances knowledge and perspective.

    The more you know before you go, the richer your experience will be, even w...
  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    The Sahara is a land of stark beauty and contrasts. Rocky outcroppings, golden sand dunes, and palm-fringed oasis support a variety of larks, wheatears, sandgrouse, and other birds that survive on hidden resources.

    Adrian Binns, senior leader, h...
  • Friday, July 3, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    July 3, 2020 is World Seabird Day!

    Join Alex Lamoreaux in celebrating World Seabird Day by learning more about the incredible pelagic birding adventures that we have enjoyed offshore California each September during our 'CALIFORNIA: Central Coast...
  • Saturday, June 13, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Globe-trotting bird guides see a lot of interesting things! Senior Wildside leader Adrian Binns has been guiding tours in Africa, India, Brazil, the US, and beyond, for more than two decades. Along the way, he’s encountered more than a few mis-wor...
  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    What the heck is a "Quizzo?" It's a local Philly term for Pub Trivia Night. Yeah, Philadelphia is known for some interesting jargon...

    So grab your favorite beverage and get comfortable for an hour of exciting quizzo with the Wildside family. Enj...
  • Friday, May 15, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    A look back at The Biggest Week in American Birding from the Wildside family! We will all be missing this amazing event and want to share some of our favorite birds, best moments and more!
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 · 11:00 AM EDT
    Join Greg Miller (of "The Big Year" fame) and Sally Ingraham, Wildside's social media and marketing manager, who is also an excellent birder, as they discuss their birding beginnings, their favorite destinations, fun stories and their rolls on the...
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Join Gabriel Lugo from Puerto Rico, and Roger Neckles, from Trinidad & Tobago, as they discuss their birding beginnings, their favorite destinations, fun stories and the tours they lead for Wildside.
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Join Alex Lamoreaux and Chris Brown as they discuss their birding beginnings, their favorite destinations and their Big Year Tours and Short Trips for Target Species tour series they design and lead for Wildside.
Photography
  • Saturday, August 29, 2020 · 7:00 PM EDT
    What lies behind your subject can make or break your final image. Learning to pay attention to all elements in your image, light angle, composition and especially the background, will help you get better photos.

    We will also discuss using differe...
  • Friday, August 28, 2020 · 7:30 AM CDT
    This LIVE webinar from the Davis Mountains of west Texas featuring Olympus Educator, Lee Hoy, will introduce you to the world of high speed hummingbird photography in your backyard or with a professional. You will be introduced to a wide variety o...
  • Thursday, July 9, 2020 · 6:00 PM CDT
    Wildlife photography is unlike any other style of photography in that our ability to understand, find, and know our subjects is key to our success. What is it that helps separate great wildlife photographers from good ones? What skills, habits, ti...
  • Friday, June 5, 2020 · 5:00 PM CDT
    On June 5th at 5:00 PM you won't want to miss this class which will give you a solid foundation on the Trinity of Photography which is shutter speed, aperture (f-stop), and ISO. You will be introduced to various concepts of exposure such as techni...
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020 · 4:00 PM MST
    This webinar clarifies, demystifies, and will certainly improve your photography!

    The histogram can be a confusing tool to many--and thus it's often disregarded. It is actually a tool that is critically important--especially in-the-field--for eva...
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020 · 4:00 PM MST
    This is the webinar that people are RAVING about! If you are ready for massive inspiration and a whole new way to conceive your nature photography, THIS IS THE SESSION that will change your thinking, shooting, and processing--even with your old "...
  • Monday, May 18, 2020 · 3:00 PM CDT
    This tongue-in-cheek class will address ten steps every outdoor photographer can take to make their images worse. The ten topics we will cover to make sure your images are horrible are: 1) Make Sure You Always Take Your Image from the Exact Same P...
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 · 6:00 PM EDT
    This is one of those truly game-changing sessions with photography. You'll learn why strategically emphasized contrast is so critically important in photography--and how to execute it!

    • Did you know that how and where you use it makes all the...
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Learning to use flash seems to be one of the most intimidating subjects for a lot of photographers. There are many resources for portrait photographers to learn about light, but this webinar is designed especially for nature photographers.
    In thi...
  • Monday, April 27, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    [PART 2 of 2]
    The art of photography is based upon light and shadow. Having a proper understanding of exposure will help you create better images of any subject and take your photography to the next level!

    What lies behind your subject can make o...
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    If you want to get the best quality images from your camera and your image processing workflow, THIS is the webinar for you! Join Olympus Educator Rob Knight and photography guru Eddie Tapp to find out how to calibrate and profile your camera and ...
  • Monday, April 20, 2020 · 4:00 PM EDT
    The art of photography is based upon light and shadow. Having a proper understanding of exposure will help you create better images of any subject and take your photography to the next level!

    What lies behind your subject can make or break your f...
  • Course
    Gull identification has consistently been a problem for most birders due to the complexity of plumage variations by age, and because there hasn’t been a book that brings the ID process down to the level of the average birder. The recent book “Gull...
  • Course
    This interactive indoor workshop shares a different approach to field identification that concentrates initially on basic impressions of size, body shape, structural features and behavior to build an accurate mental snapshot of every shorebird see...
  • Course
    Join Tom Stephenson, co-author of "The Warbler Guide" for this 2-Part course.

    Identifying the warblers and other species singing around us is one of the most enjoyable and satisfying aspects of birding. However trying to learn and remember bird v...
  • Course
    This 7-part course (with sessions ranging from April 20th to June 1st - one session per week) will cover an introduction to Lightroom Classic including the interface, modules, toolbars, and and panels. We will learn all about Lightroom Catalogs an...
  • ID Workshop
    Eastern Wood Warblers return to breed in North America every spring, much to the delight of birders!

    This identification workshop with Kevin Karlson is drawn from his classes offered at festivals through North America each year, including the Big...
Olympus Cameras
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 · 5:00 PM CDT
    This free webinar will share with you the reasons why I switched after 25 years of using a full frame camera system to the Olympus OM-D Micro 4/3's system. You will learn about the features, the capabilities, the functions, and the advantages that...
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020 · 6:00 PM CDT
    This webinar is a chance for you to meet and get to know the 19 Official Olympus Educators in North America. Each photographer has their own specialties, style, and unique approach to photography. If you already shoot Olympus, have been thinking o...
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    This webinar will provide you with some simple but powerful tips and techniques for capturing great landscape images. We will examine a series of images that utilize each tip or technique and why that image is successful. Some of these tips includ...
  • Wednesday, June 2, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    JOIN US THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH!

    The Wildside Family loves staying in touch with all of our traveling family members, so we have designated the first Wednesday of each month as our Family Chat night.

    Everyone is welcome to join in the ...
  • Wednesday, May 26, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Multi-toned or monochrome, flutter-flight or tree-hugger, singing boldly or whispering softly, warblers are unique, complex and intriguing. Join Adrian to learn more about our wondrous wood-warblers.
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Kevin Loughlin, owner of Wildside Nature Tours, has led 39 tours to the Galapagos Islands as of 2019. This destination is truly one of his favorite places in the world and going back time and again only reinforces that love and desire to return.

    ...
  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Our Wildside "BIG YEAR Tours" are back up and running... and Alex Lamoreaux just returned from leading FOUR tours in Texas!

    Two Rio Grande Valley trips each combined with an optional Golden-cheeked Warbler/Black-capped Vireo "Short Trip for Targe...
  • Wednesday, May 5, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    JOIN US THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH!

    The Wildside Family loves staying in touch with all of our traveling family members, so we have designated the first Wednesday of each month as our Family Chat night.

    Everyone is welcome to join in the ...
  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    The Samburu National Reserve, located in the middle of Kenya, hosts an abundance of wildlife but fewer visitors than the more famous-named parks of East Africa. Set in arid lowlands and sustained by the Ewaso Nyiro River, Samburu is home to a wond...
  • Saturday, April 24, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Join Kevin Loughlin, nature photographer and owner of Wildside Nature Tours, on a whirlwind tour across the hemisphere through colorful images from his travels during the year before the Pandemic!

    From Yellowstone to the Galapagos Islands, the Am...
  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Even as scientists make astounding discoveries about the navigational and physiological feats that enable migratory birds to cross immense oceans or fly above the highest mountains, go weeks without sleep or remain in unbroken flight for months at...
  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021 · 7:30 PM EDT
    Join Kevin Loughlin, nature photographer and owner of Wildside Nature Tours, on a whirlwind ride across the hemispheres through colorful images from his pre-pandemic travels during the previous year! From Alaska to the Galapagos Islands, the Amazo...
  • Wednesday, April 7, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    JOIN US THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH!

    The Wildside Family loves staying in touch with all of our traveling family members, so we have designated the first Wednesday of each month as our Family Chat night.

    Everyone is welcome to join in the ...
  • Wednesday, March 31, 2021 · 7:00 PM EDT
    Now that winter 2020/2021 has finally come to an end and signs of spring are all around, join Alex Lamoreaux for a casual recap of this past winter's birding highlights from around the United States and beyond. You might have heard about the finch...
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