Join us for an exciting week of virtual conservation experiences. Travel from the safety and comfort of your own home for two live and exclusive experiences each day for 7 days. In the mornings witness and be a part of our current efforts in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, with our partner organization, Wild Tomorrow Fund. In the afternoons explore the challenges of urban conservation in populated areas like South Florida. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the great outdoors while learning and contributing to the conservation of its wildlife.
Itinerary of Individual Events
Monday, August 17, 2020, 10:30 AM
Learn about the power of photography in conservation and take a deeper dive into camera trapping in South Africa.
Monday, August 17, 2020, 3:30 PM
Meet fStop Foundation and learn about the crucial part they play in saving the Everglades and its wildlife through the use of photography. Join in for an in-depth discussion about the “river of grass” and its global importance while enjoying the beauty of FStop’s photographs.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 10:30 AM
Don't forget the little things! Discuss Africa's "Little Five", see a variety of scorpions and meet a newly discovered species of spider.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 3:30 PM
The Atala butterfly is just one of the habitat- specific pollinators that were brought back from the brink of extinction. Hear from local experts about the big job these little wings carry out.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 10:30 AM
Have an exclusive sneak peak of the very first elephant orphanage of South Africa with founder, Adine Roode and learn about the unique anatomy and behavior of African Elephants with Master elephant carer, Tigere.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 3:30 PM
Take a deep dive into the world of the critically endangered Rhino Species with Zoo Miami. Discover about the differences between the 5 subspecies and their current status'.
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 10:30 AM
Bird banding is a useful research tool to monitor bird populations. Get (virtually) hands-on ringing and releasing beautiful South African birds!
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 3:30 PM
Join us for an exhilarating afternoon with world renown, birding expert, James Currie. Hear about his adventures filming some of the world's most endangered bird wildlife for Nat Geo and Nikon.
Friday, August 21, 2020, 10:30 AM
Meet the brave rangers who patrol the reserve 365 days a year to protect the wild places and wild animals in South Africa.
Friday, August 21, 2020, 3:30 PM
Be transported to Florida’s beautiful beaches to hear about the ecology of coastal habitats and the importance to their surrounding communities.
Saturday, August 22, 2020, 10:30 AM
Get to visit a rhino orphanage and learn from the people who dedicate their lives to help save the species.
Saturday, August 22, 2020, 11:30 AM
See first hand rhino conservation on the ground in South Africa by taking part in an exclusive rhino dehorning experience brought to you in 360 by Habitat XR!
The Full Week Pass provides access to each of the exclusive events listed above as well as the following:
Sunday, August 16th at 10:30AM - Orientation session
Sunday, August 16th at 3:30PM - Volunteer Meet and greet
Saturday, August 22nd - farewell dinner.