Natural History and Birding Field Tours

Seven Ponds Nature Center has offerered multi-day field tours to unique destinations throughout North America since 1993. Join nature center staff as they lead you in exploring these amazing natural areas. Natural history field tours focus on flora, fauna, and geology, while birding field tours seek out the avian life of the region. Check out the upcoming field tours highlighted below, and consider coming along for a grand adventure in the outdoors with Seven Ponds Nature Center.

Upcoming Seven Ponds Field Tours:


Fall in the Little Smokies

October 16-21, 2022

A natural history field tour with Seven Ponds Nature Center.

A few spaces remain for this tour. Register through the link above or contact the nature center for additional information.

ISSJ - Bill Bouton

Southern California Birding Field Tour

A birding field tour with Seven Ponds Nature Center and Birding Los Angeles & Beyond.

January 14-21, 2023

Tour is full and registration is closed.

Big Bend NP

Southwest Texas Birding Field Tour

April 26-May 4, 2023

A birding field tour with Seven Ponds Nature Center and KoziBirding.

Registration for this tour opens for Seven Ponds members on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Previous Seven Ponds Field Tours:


New England Birding: Mountains to Coast!


Colorado Spring Chickens

Green Jay

Lower Rio Grande Valley

Overlooking the road winding its way from Port Angeles to Hurricane Ridge.

Western Washington

Turkey Run State Park

Fall Colors of Turkey Run State Park


"Monsoon Magic" in Southeast Arizona


Acadia - The Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast


Oregon: The Grand Tour

Snowy Owl

Winter Wonderland Birding in the Eastern UP

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New Mexico Winter Birding Adventure

Condor 1 - SB

California Dreamin'

Les Cheneaux

Les Cheneaux Islands Women's Adventure


Great Wildflowers of the Great Smoky Mountains

Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Birding the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley

White-tailed Ptarmigan

Colorado Birding

Niagara Escaprment

Niagara Escarpment Escape