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August 7–11, 2019 | Tucson, AZ

FREE Nature Expo & Sponsors

Join the festivities at the Nature Expo! Featuring fun, games, free talks and vendors all held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park. See map for directions.

Hours:

  • Thursday, August 8, 12:00pm — 6:00pm
  • Friday, August 9, 12:00pm — 6:00pm
  • Saturday, August 10, 10:00am — 6:00pm
  • Sunday, August 11, 10:00am — 2:00pm

Schedule of Activities

Coming May 1st

Festival Sponsor Exhibitors

Carl Zeiss SBE- Presenting Level

Carl Zeiss SBE is a leading, international provider of premium sports optics and is part of the Consumer Optics Group of Carl Zeiss. Carl Zeiss SBE, LLC is responsible for sales, marketing and distribution of its state-of-the-art binoculars and spotting scopes throughout the United States and Canada. Carl Zeiss SBE’s North American headquarters is located in Thornwood, NY. The company is a supporter of a variety of projects within the birding community and is the proud sponsor of Cornell Lab or Ornithology’s eBird platform, the American Birding Association’s Birding News, as well as a variety of young birder programs including New Jersey and Ohio. The product portfolio relating to birding includes its’ entry level – premium Terra ED binoculars, Conquest HD binoculars in mid-tier models and most premium VICTORY SF binoculars and new HARPIA spotting scope.

 

Cornell Lab of Ornithology – Associate Level

At the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, scientists, conservationists, engineers, educators, and students all work together for a common purpose: to understand birds and other wildlife, to involve the public in scientific discovery, and to use our knowledge to protect our planet. Get help identifying that mystery bird with the Merlin Bird ID app, contribute to conservation research with eBird, a revolutionary citizen science program, or take an online course at Bird Academy. Stop by our booth to see all that the Cornell Lab has to offer and learn how you can support our mission to protect earth’s biological diversity.

Tamron – Associate Level

Tamron lenses deliver a superb fusion of performance and value. Check out the new 18-400mm ultra-tele all-in-one zoom, 100-400mm Di VC USD and the SP 150-600mm Di VC USD G2. Each has the focal length reach needed for dramatic close-up photographs of birds in flight. Moisture resistant construction gives you confidence when shooting in inclement weather. And Vibration Compensation ensures sharp images when using Tamron’s VC lenses for hand-held shooting. All Tamron lenses have a 6-year USA warranty and 3-business day repair turnaround at no extra charge. Register your lens towards 2019 VIP Club membership.

Sabrewing Nature Tours – Supporting Level

The mission of Sabrewing Nature Tours is to inspire and cultivate excitement for the natural world by creating first-class experiences with exceptional personalized service in incredible locations around the globe for birders, nature-lovers, and photographers. We offer set-departure, custom, and fundraising tours that vary by length, by focus, and by location.

Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau – Supporting Level

If you’re an avid birder, or simply a beginner looking to get started, you’ve come to the right place! Beaumont, Texas is located near the Gulf of Mexico, known for its globally unique ecosystem with a diversity of habitats, fish and wildlife. Gulf habitats are essential to the annual cycles of many species of breeding, wintering and migrating waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds and songbirds. In addition, Beaumont is bordered by the Pineywoods of East Texas where over 350 species of birds are spotted annually.

Nature Expo Exhibitors – with more to come!

  • Carl Zeiss Sports Optics – Festival Sponsor: Presenting Level
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology – Festival Sponsor: Associate Level
  • TAMRON – Festival Sponsor: Associate Level
  • Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau – Supporting Level
  • Sabrewing Nature Tours – Festival Sponsor: Supporting Level
  • Babita Tours: Indian Wildlife Travel – Festival Sponsor: Contributing Level
  • Hunt’s Photo & Video – Festival Sponsor: Contributing Level
  • Icaro Birding Tours – Festival Sponsor: Contributing Level
  • Tucson Water – Festival Sponsor: Contributing Level
  • WINGS Birding Tours – Festival Sponsor: Contributing Level
  • Arizona Game & Fish
  • Biodiversity Group
  • KS Nature Photography
  • Marcy Gray Jewelry
  • Olympus
  • Raebird Creations
  • Raven on the Mountain Video Productions
  • Santa Rita Lodge and Friends of Madera Canyon
  • Solipaso Tours
  • Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival
  • Swarovski Optik
  • Tropical Birding Tours
  • Tucson Audubon Nature Shop
  • Vortex Optics
  • Western National Parks Association
  • Wildside Nature Tours

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447