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Our Shared Passion for Compassion

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This month I want to share A Closer Look at how we at Wildland give back in our own communities. Anne and I have an inspirational story of giving the gift of travel to a deserving young person in our neighborhood schools who rose up against the odds, and now the world beckons. Check out our feel-good video interview with local student Shea, and rea...
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Part 2: A Closer Look at Elephants & People in Zimbabwe

Conservation trips in Zimbabwe
In the second part of this Closer Look a Zimbabwe I'd like to share our conservation efforts that are an integral part of our new Water for Hwange Safari departing June 2019 and how you can be a part of it. (Check out Part 1 if you haven't already read it)Our Water for Hwange Safari is a special opportunity to be immersed into a symb...
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Part 1: A Closer Look at Elephants & People in Zimbabwe

A Closer Look at travel to Zimbabwe
​"They are coming here next to go after Zim's elephants," he said. "It's a mafia network of spies with connections at all levels of society. We're ramping up to do all we can to stop them." I was at the Victoria Falls airport a few years ago on a custom safari in Zimbabwe when I unknowingly struck up a conversation with an attaché of the U.S. embas...
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A Closer Look With Kurt Kutay | Travel To Cuba

A Closer Look at Cuba
 ​If you've not yet been to Cuba, I suggest you take a closer look! Here's why you should travel to Cuba: Since Cuba opened to American travelers, 2016 was a record year for tourist arrivals on the island. Airlines had high hopes, cruise ships added Cuban ports of call, and institutional travel like Smithsonian and National Geographic add...
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A Closer Look at Travel to Colombia

A Closer Look at Travel to Colombia
In 1975, on my first trip to Colombia I backpacked through the summer before entering a graduate program in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan. Based on my academic interests and work experience in ecology, wildland conservation, and national park management, here's a closer look at why I traveled to Colombia th...
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