COVID 19 update

Greetings to our family of past trip participants and hopeful future travelers.  We wish you the best during this trying moment in human history, and truly hope that you and your families are remaining safe and hopeful for a better tomorrow, which will indeed...

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Cuba Bird Survey – April 2019

Caribbean Conservation Trust CUBA BIRD SURVEY Cuba’s Western Mountains, Zapata Peninsula, Northern Archipelago, Escambray Valley and Havana April 6-16, 2019, Compiled and written by Michael J. Good Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina) Cueva Jabali, Cayo Coco, Cuba...

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Federal regulation changes

QUESTION: Do recent regulation changes impact CCT? Do recent changes in U.S. Department of Treasury regulations (enacted June 5th, 2019) impact the ability of Caribbean Conservation Trust to conduct authorized trips to Cuba? ANSWER: NO! The Caribbean Conservation...

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2018-2019 Travel News

CCT Conservation Initiatives in 2018 will continue in early 2019. Beginning in late 2016 through the current year, CCT donated or facilitated the donation and delivery of more than 80 hummingbird feeders, 50 pairs of binoculars, 100 field guides, 2 spotting scopes and tripods, 1,000 bird conservation themed coloring books, and several boxes of crayons, pencils, and additional art supplies.

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2017-2018 Travel News

CCT Conservation Initiatives in 2017 will continue in early 2018. Beginning in late 2016 through the current year, CCT donated or facilitated the donation and delivery of more than 60 hummingbird feeders, 50 pairs of binoculars, 70 field guides, 2 spotting scopes and tripods, 250 bird conservation themed coloring books, and several boxes of crayons, pencils, and additional art supplies.

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Cuba Bird Survey with Birdwatching Magazine

For the third time, BirdWatching magazine, in collaboration with the Caribbean Conservation Trust (CCT), is promoting an exclusive, U.S.-led and U.S.-managed birding program to Cuba, the Caribbean’s largest and most ecologically diverse island nation. (The two...

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Small Bird, Big Impact

This season, several of our faithful partner organizations and individual travelers had the pleasure of visiting ‘CASA BERNABE’, and the small but incredibly attractive backyard cultivated by a simple yet extraordinary couple who have lived their lives in a rural community in the confines of Zapata National Park, arguably among the most important bird habitats in the West Indies.

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Community Education Program

CARIBBEAN CONSERVATION TRUST has developed a Community Education Program in Cuba with the goals of informing kids and families of the value of birds, habitat, and a conservation in an effort to instil local interest in birding, and in nature in general. Our interest is to help develop a greater sense of appreciation in Cuban communities for the enjoyable and valuable resource that birds and nature provide.

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December bird survey locates 21 Cuban endemic species

The spectacular birds above and below were photographed by birders who traveled to Cuba with BirdWatching magazine in early December 2016. Guided by biologist Luis Diaz, curator of the National Museum of Natural History in Havana, and BirdWatching editor Chuck Hagner,...

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