2019 African Protected Areas Congress

Poster Upcoming event November 18-23, Nairobi, Kenya 1st African Protected Areas Congress Key Links apa-congress.org Programme Questions What is the event’s hashtag? Will the event have live and recorded video? Does the event have a Facebook event page? How can remote participants engage and amplify the event? What are relevant online resources? What would locals …

Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean Congress 2019

Poster This week (October 14 to 17, 2019) Lima, Perú hosts the third edition of the Latin American and Caribbean Congress on Protected Areas (CAPLAC 3). The theme is “Solutions for well-being and sustainable development.” Hashtags: #caplac, #CongresoÁreasProtegidasLAC Previously held in Santa Marta, Colombia (1997) and Bariloche, Argentina (2007), the Congress is a forum for …

Bears Ears National Monument

Photo: John Fowler, Lone Tree 2019 Feds stack Bears Ears advisory group with critics of southern Utah monument Democrat-controlled San Juan County formally withdraws from Bears Ears court case Bagley Cartoon: Attack on Bears Ears What remains of Bears Ears https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2019/04/24/apc-new-advisory-panel-for-bears-ears-national-monument-becomes-latest-flashpoint-in-debate Injustice Reassured: Bears Ears Advisory Committee Stacked for Opposition Tribal leaders blast Trump's decision …

Wild Perú

Peru flag Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Peru – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Key Links minam.gob.pe @MinamPeru ambientv Facebook Parks sernanp.gob.pe @SERNANP Facebook Flickr ISSUU Evaluaciones del desempeño ambiental PERÚ Aspectos destacados y recomendaciones PERU Environmental Performance Highlights …

Wild Argentina

Argentina flag Planeta.com launches this guide to Wild Argentina – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Parks parquesnacionales.gob.ar https://facebook.com/ParquesNacionalesdeArgentina Youtube @ParquesOficial Aconcagua http://www.cima-aconcagua.com http://www.andeshandbook.org/montanismo/cerro/25/Aconcagua http://www.aconcaguanow.com Aconcagua – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets 2018: año récord en la creación de #ParquesNacionales pic.twitter.com/Gz6q0lvwiz — Parques Nacionales (@ParquesOficial) …

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Photo: Mark Wassell, Pink Sunset Australia’s Northern Territory boasts nearly 100 national parks and reserves, including two of Australia’s most famous parks — Uluru and Kakadu. The well-known monolith, Uluru (Ayers Rock), 348 meters high, is near the southwest corner of the Territory and may be Australia’s most familiar natural icon. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National …

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Photo: Elf Owl Spotlight on Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Key Links nps.gov/orpi/index.htm News releases Park newspaper Park Planning Facebook Flickr @OrganPipeNPS Questions Does the park have a friends’ group? How is the border wall impacting the park? Google Maps Headlines Video shows cacti being bulldozed at national monument during border wall construction Trump border …

Coyote Buttes

Photo: Rickz Coyote Buttes is a section of the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness managed by the Bureau of Land Management, spanning extreme south-central Utah and north-central Arizona, south of US 89 halfway between Kanab, Utah and Page, Arizona. The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment until October 12 on an environmental assessment which …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area …