Regenerative Tourism Offers Memorial Day Adventures in the Pacific Northwest
Memorial Day is approaching and with more than 131 million people fully vaccinated, the travel industry is on the rise. But people are looking for more than a vacation; they are looking for an experience. This is exactly what First Nature Tours offers. With a focus on positive local impact, responsibly curated adventures invite travelers to experience the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and take action to engage with local communities while boosting development economic development in areas devastated by natural disasters, such as the 2020 Oregon wildfires.
“We can all have a positive impact on climate change, and I firmly believe in the power of travel to facilitate personal growth and global impact,” said Kieron Wilde, founder of First Nature Tours, who has studied the biological aspects. of Conservation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and who holds a certificate in Ecosystem Management in Cultural Landscapes from UNESCO. “The intention behind our regenerative tourism programs is to rebuild our region while giving a boost to the industry as a whole. Driven by the principles of learning, service and immersion, these programs offer participants a unique opportunity to experience local cultures, reintroduce themselves to the beauty of the outdoors and leave destinations better than they have been. found. We believe our mission combined with a renewed sense of traveler community is the perfect blend.
In partnership with Global Family Travel and guided by their Learn, Serve and Immerse pillars, these programs offer participants a unique opportunity to experience local cultures, reintroduce themselves to the beauty of the outdoors and leave destinations better than they are. have found them.
The 3-Day Pacific Northwest Regenerative Programs feature the following adventures:
Learn, serve and immerse yourself in the Olympic Peninsula – May to September 2021
Take in the beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula while learning about salmon habitat restoration and engaging with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe. During this enriching 3-day adventure, participants will spend a day of learning with the North Olympic Salmon Coalition and enjoy a guided hike and culturally immersive experiences with the tribe, including salmon cooking, blessings , native tales, a tour of totem poles and sculpture. experiences at House of Myths.
In partnership with Global Family Travel and guided by their Learn, Serve and Immerse pillars, these programs offer participants a unique opportunity to experience local cultures, reintroduce themselves to the beauty of the outdoors and leave destinations better than them. found them.
Oregon: regenerating forests and communities against wildfires – May to September 2021
Travelers will don their boots and hike the trails of the Willamette National Forest in Oregon’s Cascade Mountain Range. Participants will learn about forest fire recovery and prevention and participate in trail building and replanting projects orchestrated by Cascade volunteers while enjoying outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, mountain biking and white water rafting.
The Pacific Northwest is known for its diverse ecosystems and native cultures, and First Nature Tours’ mission is to ensure it will stay that way for generations to come. By combining outdoor recreation with educational encounters, immersive cultural experiences and environmental service projects, travelers will return home from these trips with a renewed spirit, having been part of something for the greater good of the destination and knowing that they have helped “build it back better.” “
First Nature Tours follows safety protocols to provide a unique experience while helping to make the Pacific Northwest a better place to live.
Visit firstnaturetours.com/activities to book one of these regenerative programs or learn more about one of the many organized adventures that await you.