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"Steve is a great birder, teacher, and guide. We did not want to stop when our 2 hours were up! With Steve's help, my sister added 5 birds to her life list." - August  2018

"I learned a lot from Steve Hale, starting with how to use my binoculars correctly" - June 2017

"We liked the trip so much that we extended for a few extra hours! " - April  2018

"We were fortunate to arrange a private tour with Steve Hale at Open World Explorers to find a Bicknell's Thrush in the White Mountains.  I highly recommend Open World Explorers for any outdoor tours in New Hampshire and New England."- July 2016

"Steve Hale knew his birds and was enthusiastic. I had one bird sound that was perplexing me, he was to identify it. My personal goal was met" - June 2017

"This was my first official birding event. The guide, Steve, was very knowledgeable and was happy to answer questions, and provide helpful information. Not only was it informative, it was fun! I am looking forward to doing other events with Open World Explorers. " - February  2018

"Steve is an excellent teacher. The equipment really made it easy to see the birds in detail. I highly recommend going with Open World Explorers." - August 2016

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"Steve did a fantastic job of guiding us through the Presidential's and over to Wildcat Ridge. His knowledge of the flora, fauna (especially birding), geography, and history of the area made for a memorable trip." - August  2017

"Our group of 32 adults (and 3 well behaved kids under 10) saw some wonderful photos accompanied by stories of Steve's hiking adventures. Steve is a great public speaker and came prepared." - Howe Library, March 2017

"Dr. Hale (Steve) planned and led a fantastic hike for our small group. His preparation in understanding of our past experience and capabilities allowed him to design a trip that was appropriately challenging for us. " - August  2017

"Dr. Hale provided our participants with an engaging hawk presentation ... we are hoping to have Dr. Hale return to our program in the future." - September 2016

"Wonderful experience. Most of the participants were bird watchers but the birdwalk was geared towards every level of experience. Congenial, fun and interesting. Highly recommended."- May 2019

"I highly recommend an Open World Explorers event whether you are a serious birder or someone who is looking for new outdoor activities that you can enjoy on your own or with your children. - December 2016

"We enjoyed the Rangeley Birding Festival very much, but your trip up Saddleback was definitely the highlight of the weekend"- June 2019

"... amazed with Steve's abilities at identifying the songbirds by ear ... I'm hooked. Can't wait to go again!"- May 2016