Guest Naturalist - Brian Keating
Our Guest Naturalist - Brian Keating
Brian Keating is a weekly guest on both Calgary and Edmonton's CBC Radio, and for many years, was a regular on the Discovery Channel, using his own wilderness adventure and wildlife filming.
Brian is the recipient of many awards and achievements for his environmental efforts, including best host for "Planet Zoo" documentary, The Distinguished Public Education Award, One of the Top Ten Contemporary Calgarians, Canadian Hero of the Year, Honourary Chief, in Ghana, Honourary Doctor of Science and Doctor of Laws from Brandon and Calgary University.
Brian has ventured on a half dozen excursions into the Canadian Arctic and has enjoyed 12 expeditions to the Antarctic, including seven South Georgia excursions. Recently, he headed up the Conservation Outreach Department at the Calgary Zoo, where he raised money and spent it on habitat protection and conservation projects around the world. He is presently an Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at the University of Calgary and the owner of Going Wild.
Brian has been leading groups on nature based travel for three decades, exploring some of the best wildlife areas on the Planet. Classic Canadian Tours is very pleased to have Brian Keating join us on the July 6/7 tour this year from Calgary to enjoy viewing the wildlife and to share his knowledge.