|Questions and Answers
We provide hiking and trekking outfitter service Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
Since 1999. My interest in and study of the natural world has been a lifelong pursuit and joy. I started M06081 by offering guided naturalist interpretive hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park as a way to get folks outdoors, to help them enjoy their time on the trail, and to help increase their awareness and knowledge about the natural world and its wild inhabitants.
2. What is your company's mission?
Dedicated to teaching natural history, environmental awareness, stewardship, and an appreciation of our natural world while providing a safe, enjoyable, enriching personal outdoor experience for everyone!
3. What does your company specialize in?
Customized naturalist-guided day hikes, M06081 throughout the United States, Naturalist Adventure Outings in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, teaching nature photography, and environmental education programs.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
Liz Domingue is the founder and owner of M06081. Liz has over 25 years of experience as a naturalist, educator, wildlife biologist, professional photographer, and writer. She received her M.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Biology from the University of Florida in 1995 and her B.S. in Wildlife Biology from Cornell University in 1987. As a research scientist, Liz has conducted research on and contributed to the study of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles and plants throughout the United States, as well as in Central America.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
Customized guided hikes. Because, through my personal guide service, each hike or trip is tailored to the interest and abilities of the participants.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
"Since our week together, I'm seeing things on the trail I would never have noticed. I learned more in that week than in any semester course. I look forward to seeing you on the trail."