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Creatures of Canyonlands Seminar

Dr. Tim Graham uncovers the small wonders of the desert environment

What lives in the desert? The Creatures of Canyonlands Seminar in the Needles District introduces you the small wonders of desert habitats. Travel to the Needles with Dr. Tim Graham and Canyonlands Field Institute in Moab to learn about the little things that help make the grand landscape of Canyonlands National Park so spectacular. This wildlife seminar features the ecology of the "uncharismatic" or lesser seen microfauna. We will explore a variety of habitats in the Park, looking for small animals that live in this semi-arid environment and note animal signs and habits of larger mammals as well.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Canyonlands National Park, Needles District
  • When: September 12, 2015
  • Number of Days/Nights: One day
  • Time: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $135 includes transportation, lunch and expert guide.
  • Deposit: Full fee
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior
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    Desert Wildflower Seminar

    Discover the glory of spring desert wildflowers

    Join us for our full day Desert Wildflower Seminar exploring the Moab area, and learn to identify wildflower species at the peak of their bloom. Trip includes transportation and lunch.

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  • Where: The Moab, UT area
  • Number of Days/Nights: One day
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, Maximum 9
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $135 includes transportation, lunch and expert guide.
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee
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    Dinosaur Tracks of Moab Paleontology Tours

    Discover dinosaurs in this vehicle tour with short hikes

    On this day-long tour from the heart of Moab, we will visit the best of the best tracks left by dinosaurs in the red rock canyon country of eastern Utah. We will visit some of the most spectacular of Moab's many dinosaur footprint sites of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, seeing tracks left by carnivorous and herbivorous giants on ancient lakeshores, river sandbars and in inter-dune oases! Bring a camera and be prepared to walk where dinosaurs roamed millions of years ago, all amid the spectacular scenery eastern Utah.

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  • Where: Moab Area Paleontology Sites
  • What months available: May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 5, Maximum 9
  • Age Group: Adults and children 5+
  • Cost per Person: $125 includes transportation, lunch and expert guide
  • Deposit: Full fee
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior
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    Moab’s Ancient Past Rock Art Tour

    Visit and learn about petroglyph sites along the Colorado River

    Join us for the Moab's Ancient Past Rock Art Tour and visit several petroglyph rock art sites along the Colorado River corridor. Moab's Ancient Past Rock Art Tours - Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May through October. Features visits to petroglyphs sites along the Colorado River.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Moab Area May through October
  • Time: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 1, maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: $80
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non-refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: 6 pm the night before
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    Mountain Wildflowers Seminar

    Learn about mountain wildflowers with Joel Tuhy and Linda Whitham

    Join us for a full day seminar exploring mountain wildflowers in the La Sals and learn to identify species at the peak of their bloom.

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  • Where: La Sal Mountains near Moab, UT
  • What months available: 2016 Date TBA
  • Number of Days/Nights: One day
  • Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16 and Over
  • Cost per Person: 2016 Fee TBA
  • Deposit: Deposit is the full fee.
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    National Park Bus Tour Guides

    Personable interpreters can narrate your group's bus tour of National Parks

    CFI has knowledgeable National Park Bus Tour Guides that will "step on" your bus for short national park bus tours through Arches or Canyonlands Parks. Our local, personable, and enthusiastic naturalist guide will join your bus for a special, informative tour.

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  • Where: Arches or Canyonlands National Park
  • What months available: May through October, call to arrange.
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    Private Moab National Park and Mountain Tours

    Private Moab National Park and Mountain Tours take you on Enjoy your own full day outing to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts) or in the La Sal Mountains/National Forest (summer) with a Naturalist Guide expert from CFI. Travel by air conditioned vehicle and take short hikes. We can adjust to your physical abilities and interests in geology, prehistoric cultures/rock art, desert ecology or history. Delicious lunch and snacks provided.

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  • Where: Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts), or La Sal Mountains (summer)
  • What months available: May through October
  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 day
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (Arches, Island in the Sky, La Sal Mts) and 5:30 return for Needles.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $525 - 1 Person
  • Cost per Person: $295 - 2-3 People
  • Cost per Person: $150 - 4-10 people
  • Cost per Person: $135 - 11-20 People
  • Deposit: $200 non-refundable deposit payment due with reservation (applied to total due), with full balance due 14 days prior.
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    Private, Custom One Day River Trip

    Our Naturalist Guides are the best and most knowledgeable in the Moab

    Raft the "Moab Daily" Section of the Colorado River on a private custom trip one day river trip with CFI Naturalist Guides! Our Naturalist Guides are the best and most knowledgeable in the Moab, specializing in Professor Valley/Fisher Towers geology, history, river ecology, animal lore and more. Families are welcome (minimum of 6 years of age). Our guides are particularly great with kids since we work with many youth groups throughout the season. Plus you benefit from knowing your custom trip with CFI is helping to underwrite our environmental education school programs.

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  • Where: Moab "Daily" stretch of the Colorado River
  • What months available: late April to mid-October
  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 Day
  • Time: 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $525 - 1 Person
  • Cost per Person: $295 - 2 People
  • Cost per Person: $175 - 3-6 People
  • Cost per Person: $140 - 7-12 People
  • Cost per Person: $110 - 13+ People
  • Deposit: $200 non-refundable. Full balance due 14 days prior.
  • Deadline for Signup: minimum of 2 weeks prior notice
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    Sunset Tour of Arches National Park

    Enjoy Arches and its natural wonders in the magic light

    During the sunset tour of Arches National Park, enjoy the magic light of Arches while taking in some of Utah's most famous natural wonders. Join us for this popular van tour with a CFI Naturalist-Guide Intern and learn about the park's history and environment through short hikes to a variety of famous arches. Includes Delicate Arch Overlook and the Windows area or other locations depending on your interest and abilities. We will conduct the trip for one person or up to 10 people in our group.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Arches National Park, May through October
  • Time: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 1, maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: $80
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: By 12 noon the day of the tour