The Best Field Trips on the Internet (Part 2)

    The Best Field Trips on the Internet (Part 2)

    Apr 13, 2020

    Even for those of us who enjoy journeying to far-off lands, travel can be a pain. From packing to baggage fees to long layovers to lost luggage, there can be a lot of headaches involved—even when the destination far outweighs the hassles of getting there.

    Unfortunately, non-essential travel has come to a halt throughout much of the world. Fortunately, there’s the Internet. Here are a few recommendations for sightseeing in the virtual world—no passport required!

    African river wildlife cam:

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s osprey cam:

    South Africa’s Tembe Elephant Park (with multiple cameras):

    Alaska’s brown bear cam at Brooks Falls:

    Underwater coral reef in Miami, FL:

    And if you want to learn about oysters, join the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on their Facebook page ( at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15th. They will be giving a virtual tour of the Kauffman Aquaculture Center and discussing how they breed, feed, and grow oysters.