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Travel & Program News

Cuban Birder | Interview with Gary Markowski

We traveled with legal authorization from the US department of Treasury to Cuba, which was extremely difficult to obtain. From the late 1990s to 2015, we needed to apply every year and wait several months before learning our fate. Fortunately, we did receive...

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COVID Update | June 2021

We are resuming our long running Cuba bird surveys and nature / culture programs after the covid hiatus. This will represent our 25th year offering such trips in Cuba, all legal for U.S. travelers. The first trip we are publicly promoting runs February 19 - 28, 2022,...

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Upcoming Trips

We are CCT

The Caribbean Conservation Trust (CCT) has been the leader in providing legal bird conservation programs for U.S. citizens in Cuba since 1996. CCT is the top choice from a licensing & programmatic perspective, and because of our distinct relationships & knowledge.

Why CCT?

  • Our long term relationships in Cuba
  • The depth and experience of our Cuban team
  • Our pioneering  leadership in developing and equipping  Cuban guides, naturalists, and field biologists
  • Our continued leadership in  creating and refining new birding itineraries

Why bird with us?

  • Deep local connections for 23+ years
  • Conservation promotion
  • Experience with Cuba
  • Participate in long-term conservation effort
  • Excellent birding without sacrificing comfort

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