February 2012 Birdletter February 09, 2012

The February 2012 issue of our printed newsletter, the Birdletter, includes "Reminiscing: Christmas with a Motmot, 1955" by Victor Emanuel; articles about our Alaska tours, Big Bend National Park & the Texas Hill Country, Short Kenya Wildlife Safari, Rivers and Mountains of Oregon & Washington, Spring in the Washington Cascades, Mongolia, the Manu Biosphere Reserve in Peru, and Brazil's Pantanal, as well as our new Indonesia Cruise to Sulawesi & Halmahera, and our "Ultimate Galapagos Cruise."

Steve Hilty is the subject of our "Leader Interview," and in this issue the Conservation Spotlight falls upon two organizations dedicated to grassland conservation, with comments from Steve Hilty about the Missouri Prairie Foundation, and from Jeri Langham about the Neotropical Grassland Conservancy.

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