Published on November 5, 2018

Join Us for Adventures in Our "Travel & Taste" Series

This fall and winter, Broadmoor's Travel and Taste series will take you on a voyage from the pristine waters of British Columbia’s inside passage to bird population recovery efforts in the Caribbean and more. Each themed night offers a location-based buffet dinner and presentation featuring images from an exotic destination.

Through images and tastes, you might just feel as though you are actually "on location!"

Lecture & Buffet Dinner*

$28 Mass Audubon Members
$35 Nonmembers

Lecture Only

$12 Mass Audubon Members
$15 Nonmembers

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*Dinner requires registration by 5pm on Tuesday the week of the program. Walk-in registrations welcome for the lecture.

Thursday, November 15, 6:30-8:30 pm

Polar Bear on ice sheet (Photo: Dave Larson)
Polar Bear (Photo: Dave Larson)

Svalbard & Beyond

David Larson traveled around Svalbard aboard a small ship in the summer of 2016. He recorded 16 polar bears, millions of dovekies, hundreds of thousands of thick-billed murres, arctic terns, all three jaegers, great skuas, glaucous and ivory gulls, and much more at sea. On land, there were views of reindeer, arctic fox, and a few passerines. Come along on a virtual tour of this journey at the edges of civilization and beyond. 

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Thursday, December 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

Magnificent Frigatebirds © Frantz Delcroix
Magnificent Frigatebirds © Frantz Delcroix

From Reeling to Recovery—Caribbean Birds Now

Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated multiple Caribbean islands in September 2017. BirdsCaribbean Executive Director Dr. Lisa Sorenson will share first-hand information about how bird populations are doing post-hurricane. Learn about the restoration and recovery actions of BirdsCaribbean's partners, including reports on the endemic Barbuda Warbler, Imperial Parrot, Puerto Rican Parrot, Piping Plovers, Magnificent Frigatebirds, and more. 

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Thursday, January 17, 6:30-8:30 pm

Morning Glory hot spring pool at Yellowstone © Dave Parish
Yellowstone's Morning Glory pool © Dave Parish


Broadmoor Sanctuary Director Elissa Landre will take us on a virtual tour to the world’s first national park—Yellowstone. As an active supervolcano, this park features colorful boiling hot springs, erupting geysers, the grand canyon of the Yellowstone River, and iconic wildlife. Managed to preserve natural systems, wolves have been successfully re-introduced, bison roam freely, elk are abundant, grizzly bears maintain a healthy population, and birds including Great Grey Owl, Williamson’s Sapsucker, and White Pelican can be seen.

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