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Posted On: 19 February 2019 11:36 am
Updated On: 8 November 2019 01:07 pm

Sand Dunes Eco-adventure

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Event Details:

Location: Meeting place: Hyatt Plaza
Date: 1 March 2019
Time: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: - QR 70 to 210 depending on number of bookingsQR
Phone: 55165426
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Join us in this eco-adventure, led by desert ecologist Dr. Aspa D. Chatziefthimiou. During the tour we will explore the dune fields in the southern part of Qatar, we will track for wildlife and discuss dune formations and their ecology. We will also have lunch on site.

Further details on this eco-adventure will be sent on Tuesday the 26th of February, ONLY to those who register.

What to bring with you: a hat, a snack, lunch, plenty of water (> 2 liters per person), sun-screen, sneakers
Optional: camping chairs, and binoculars

4x4 cars are required for this tour, and please make sure your gas tank is full.

Pricing
QR 70 / person
QR 210 / for families of more than 3
QR 60 / QNHG members
FREE for kids 5 years and younger
Donations for "The Wild Book" are also welcome

Part of the proceeds will go towards the publication of “The Wild Book”, by ecologist Dr. Aspa D. Chatziefthimiou, with photographs by wildlife photographer Raviv Cohen and design by artist Jenine Davidson.
“The Wild Book” is a 360º pictorial journey across the natural ecosystems and wildlife in the Qatari desert and surrounding waters; the first of its kind. It contains bird's-eye view information on the geology and ecology of the desert, and ethnographic stories of Bedouins and their nomadic life. “The Wild Book” will intrigue neophytes to explore the desert, and it will serve as a guide-book to scientists, new to this field, requiring up-to-date robust scientific research findings.

To register, please fill out this form
https://goo.gl/forms/vybjovKxbOX1A7yw1

Trip Lead and Coordinator
Dr. Aspa D. Chatziefthimiou
Tel.: 5516 5426
email: [email protected]

Meeting Location and Map
Hyatt Plaza Parking Lot Parking Lot at 7:50 am
https://www.google.com/maps/place/25%C2%B015'21.8%22N+51%C2%B026'22.2%22E/@25.2560488,51.437293,914m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d25.256044!4d51.439487