Published on March 10, 2019

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

$15 Members • $20 Nonmembers

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 dessert and presentation featuring images from an exotic destination.

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

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Thursday, March 21, 7:00-8:30 pm

Borneo's "Big 5"

Proboscis Monkey in Borneo © Wayne Sentman
Proboscis Monkey © Wayne Sentman

Join Wayne Sentman, Director of Conservation Travel Programs at the Oceanic Society, on an exploration of the outstanding terrestrial wilderness of Malaysian Borneo, including the "Big 5"—the Pygmy Elephant, Orangutan, Proboscis Monkey, crocodiles, and Rhinoceros Hornbill.

Often overlooked by nature travelers, Borneo's forests harbor exceptionally high levels of diversity and endemism, including many rare and unique species. During the presentation we'll "visit" Sepilok, home to the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre and the Sun Bear Conservation Center. We'll then relocate to the jungle and the winding Kinabatangan River.

We'll end our journey in Danum Valley Conservation Area, which consists of 43,800 hectares of protected lowland rainforest and is home to an astonishing variety of plants and wildlife. 

→ Dessert & Lecture (register by March 20)