Sierra Juárez

Photo: Ron Mader, Bosque de Ixtán For International Day of Forests, we’re making a list of my favorite forests in the world. Let’s start with Oaxaca’s Sierra Juárez, home of Guelatao San Antonio Cuajimoloyas, Ixtlán de Juárez, Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, Santa María Yavesia and Santa Catarina Lachatao What connects these communities are the forests and Indigenous histories. …

Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees

Mexico has some of the most interesting forests in the world! This essay reviews current issues, conservation work and opportunities for the eco traveler. Mexico is rich in temperate and tropical forests. The country possesses 1.3 percent of the world’s total forest resource, with one-quarter of Mexico’s total land area classified as forest lands, according …