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Green Travel

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Ecotourism is designed to leave a positive footprint on the world. It is not just about reducing consumption. It is about making a difference in communities, socially, environmentally and economically. 

This link courtesy of Seattle student Sara and teacher, Carrie Cadwell.  Many thanks.

Adios    100% Peruvian, Adios Adventure Travel offers licensed touring, trekking & guide services in Peru and Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands 
Alaska National Park   Alaska National Park Safaris
Alaska Wildland    Alaska Wildland Adventures.  Small group adventure travel since 1977. 
America's Parks    Guided vacations: Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Glacier, Tetons,  Bryce, Zion
Baja Expeditions    Discover Baja Mexico:  Whale watching, Nature cruises, Sea Kayaking, Scuba diving. 
California Native   International. Full range of itineraries from luxurious vacations to challenging outdoor adventures
Churchill Native Tours
  Manitoba's finest nature tours since 1985.  Birding and whale watching.  Polar bear safaris.
Costa Rica    Humpback Whale Research.  Osa Peninsula.  Count, identify, plot movements of whales. 
Devil's Thumb     Hosting peaceful negotiations & pow-wows for 160 years.  "Best Green Facility" rating (Colorado) for environmentally sensitive remodeling of a historic property. 
Distant Journeys   International hiking trips:  France, Italy, England, Iceland, Austria, Norway, Switzerland 
Eco Green Hotels    Eco Green Hotels.  Supporting Hospitality Sustainability. Eco Green Hotel Store 
Eco Green Vacations   Live Green. Travel Green.  Vacations with a small carbon footprint.
Eco Tour Directory   Eco Tours. Eco Holidays. Eco Tourism. Environmentally Responsible Travel. 
Eco-Tourism    Uniting conservation, communities and sustainable travel
Eco Tourismlogue    Greener options for travel & making a difference.  One stop ecotourism guide
Ecotripps, LLC    Outdoor eco-friendly educational adventures.  By allowing the oceans, lakes and streams to sustain their natural cycles, we can ensure that future generations might experience what our ancestors once marveled and respected as precious and valuable resources.  
Eco Tropical Resorts   Eco Hotels, Resorts, and Lodges located in the Tropics. 
Galapagos 360    The most complete experience you can have:  Snorkel, hike, kayak, explore, travel 
Gap Adventures   World leader and innovator in sustainable adventure travel
Green Hotel   GREEN HOTELS ASSOCIATION.  Hotels interested in environmental issues.
Green Tortoise   Explore the Americas. You sleep/We drive Alaska to Central America 
Green Vacation Hub   Green Travel & Accommodations emphasize good health & green practices.
I Stay Green   Staying at a GREEN property -  Empowering YOU to make a difference
India    Come relax with us in Incredible India. 
Indonesia    A riverside orangutan rehabilitation camp. + $1,400 for 6 weeks incl. lodging, food, & work
  The family that explores together stays together.  Worldwide cultural tours.
Island Packers    Cruising the California Channel Islands for education, recreation, & research 
Kona Beach House    Environmental beach eco/zen private beach houses. 
Lavender Inn, Ojai   Historic Bed & Breakfast built in 1874. Participated in the Clean The World program.
Machu Picchu   Lodge to lodge trekking.  Small groups.  Exclusive lodges.  Peru 
Maine Wilderness   Maine Wilderness Lodges.  Discover your natural state.  Unlimited nature opportunities. 
Marine Landing    Adventure cruises & marine life up close. Whale watching. Dolphins. Sea Lions. 
Chiapas, Mexico    Exploring hidden places?  Chiapas, Mexico.  Find YOUR adventure. 

Natural Habitat Adventures 


"The World's Greatest Nature Expeditions".  Over 70 worldwide destinations.   Sponsored by the World Wildlife Federation.

"Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans."  - John Lennon

Ohio Safari    Nomad Ridge at the Wilds, eastern Ohio wildlife conservation center - 10,000 acres 
Ozark Folk Center
  Ozark Folk School, herbal field trips, medicinal workshops
Pescadero   Ecotourism in the natural beauty of peaceful seaside village. 
Planeta.com   Journal of ecotourism.  Responsible tourism for a better global environment.
Reality Tours    Travel with Global Exchange.  Explore environmental, social, & cultural issues. 
Responsible Travel   Travel agent for responsible holidays. Family & adventure holidays. Ecotourism.
Russia    Climb Central Asia's mountains in pursuit of snow leopards.  Base camp at 7500' 
Sacred Rock   Villa Healing Suites.  Eco-luxe suites. 
Southwest Adventures    Come adventuring with us.  Eco-travel and destinations available. 
South Africa    Safaris, cultural evolution, wine-tasting, two oceans and experiences beyond belief.  ALSO:  Meerkats of the Kalahari - study behavior, stay in thatched-roof huts.


   We are in the process of transitioning all Chapter outings into OARS, our new, interactive, online activities calendar. During this transition period, visit both OARS and our Outings System for a full list of Chapter outings and activities.             Outings Mission Statement:"To maintain and enhance a diversified, superior, volunteer-run outings program that supports the Sierra Club's conservation mission by connecting people with the natural world and with the Club."
Thailand    Elephant escorts to "retirement" park after careers in trekking camps. + $500 per week. 
Trinadad and Tobago    270 acre conservatory on the island of Trinidad.  Over 400 bird species and exotics. 
Veg Voices
  Adventure ... the vegetarian way.  Fascinating cultures, exciting destinations, and mouthwatering vegan and vegetarian cuisines 
Venice Beach Eco
  Eco-healthy vacation rental
Wild Drift   Management Training in the Sri Lanka Wilderness. River Garden Resort offers three options for guests:  Individual cottages, eco lodge, & Semi-luxury campsite.



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Green Weddings & Event Planning 

Brilliant Earth    Luxury with a conscience. Fine jewelry from ethical sources.
Conscious Clothing   Hemp silk wedding attire for the bride and the groom.
Green Event Planning   Planning GREEN Events & setting sustainability goals for clients of all types 
Green Karat   Eco Jewelry Made by Hand.  A Marriage of Values
Here Comes the Guide   Your guide for wedding venues & services, a dress, a wedding fair
Homebuyer Registry   Newlywed homebuyers registry for downpayment and consultation service
Melissa Ward Gourmet    Organic gourmet.  Nutritional counsultations, catering (see 'Organic Cuisine')
Tiato & An Catering
  2013 Sustainable Quality Awards grand prize winner.  Green Events.  See also House ofAn.com , Tiato.com , Anqibistro.com
Twisted Limb Paper   Carbon neutral production studio -- Handmade 100% recycled paper 
Veronique Events    Event Planning & Design.  Chic & Cool. Recipe for a fabulous / green party.
Vintage Gowns   "Vintageous." Vintage wedding gowns and bridesmaids dresses
Wedding Bee   Bios, Boards, Blogs, Classifieds, DIY, Gallery
Wedding:  the Knot   Everything for the wedding.  GREEN WEDDINGS  <click here)  


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 Green Wedding Locations

Cross Bull Ranch
  Wedding and event location.  Permaculture and preparedness retreat center. Topanga Canyon, Malibu.
  Nationwide eco-friendly wedding venues
Estate Weddings
  Green Estate Weddings and Event Locations.  Santa Barbara
Hartley Botanica
  The wedding location of your dreams.
Richardson Bay
  Tiburon, California.  Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary
  To locate an Audubon center or chapter (as Richardson Bay) for your site



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Green and Eco Retreats  

Cedar Retreat Ctr.    Small group retreats. Nestled in old-growth forest on the banks of the Clackamas River
Bardessono Hotel
  California's first and only LEED Platinum hotel.  Culinary gardens, outdoor recreation, outdoor recreation, solar energy / more


Earthaven is where the human community is bonding with the Earth 
EcoVentura   A perfect vacation place for families to merge discovery, fun, and nature
Family Travel   Family travel to "where the wild things are," eco-locations, eco-resorts, and more  
Isabella Freedman    Jewish sponsored environmental learning center and resort 
Maui Retreat    Where You Can Just Be ~ Rest, Pray, Meditate or Write the Next Chapter of Your Life
Prarie Wood   providing outstanding environmental education & outdoor experiences for all ages. 
Shamwari Preserve   The ultimate luxury big 5 (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard) African safari adventure & conservation effort plus responsible tourism, situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa
Solar Living Center    Demonstration site for renewable energy, alternative fuels, green building, permaculture, and sustainable living technologies. Camp sites available by reservation
SpringHouse Farm   Log cabins, near Asheville, N.C. on a 92 acre game preserve of wild mountain land  
Teen Valley Ranch   Teen Valley Ranch, Plumtree, N.C.  Summer Camps, Retreats and conference grounds. 
Wild Thyme Farm   Family & conference eco-retreat/center near Olympia, Washington on 150 acres 



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Final Destination

Aabbey Memorial    Burial, cremation, and casket service of Ventura County, CA 
Fernwood   Natural burial, biodegradable casket or burial shroud, natural grave markers. GPS
Final Footprint    Eco-caskets and natural burials 
Green Cemeteries   Currently there are around six green cemeteries in the United States. 
Green Burial Council    Green, conservation & other types of burial plus links to compliant funeral homes 
Green Pet Burial
  A site about death, animals, nature and human behavior
Green Funeral    Info on green funerals & green burial.  Links to suppliers of biodegr    caskets & service providers 
Homemade Caskets    Simple plans for a one-of-a-kind casket 
Natural  Grace
  Simpler, natural  funeral alternatives.  Environmentally friendly death care options to families throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties
Neptune Society   America's most trusted cremation services

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