Rincón Colorado, Coahuila

Rincón Colorado, Coahuila Elsewhere on the Web http://sedeturcoahuila.gob.mx/inicio/?p=223 Video Headlines http://www.milenio.com/estados/rincon-colorado-coahuila-vuelve-zona-paleontologica https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/arteseideas/Rincon-Colorado-tras-las-huellas-del-Cretacico-20160306-0063.html Planeta.com Coahuila Wild México

Gold Butte

Image On our list of places to visit in 2019 Gold Butte National Monument is an area of about 300,000 acres of public lands located between the Overton Arm of Mesquite in southern Nevada near the Arizona border. Prior to its designation as a national monument, most of the area was designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern. An executive order …

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 and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. 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 …

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Photo: ccdoh1, Liffey Falls The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area protects one of the last true wilderness regions on Earth and covers approximately 1,584,000 hectares and represents about 1/5 of the area of the island state of Tasmania. The area is formally recognized through World Heritage listing as being part of the world’s natural and cultural …

Nevado de Toluca

Photo: Semarnat Nevado de Toluca is a large stratovolcano in central Mexico, located about 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Mexico City near the city of Toluca. It is the fourth highest of Mexico’s peaks, after Pico de Orizaba, Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl. On October 21, 2016 the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) issued …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout this website. 2018 US National Park Service Raises Fees Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove National Parks and Monuments Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National Park Grand Canyon National Park …

Mount Taranaki

Photo: Denisbin, Taranaki Mount Taranaki (2,518 meters / 8,261 feet) is an active but quiescent stratovolcano in the Taranaki region on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island. It is also known as Mount Egmont. Taranaki is the North Island’s second highest peak or as Kiwis say, a challenging day tramp. Nearby towns are …

Mexico Parks Explained

Editor’s note (November 2018: Major revision of this page underway. It will formally debut in early 2019). When is a national park a national park and a biosphere reserve a biosphere reserve? There are some big difference among parks and reserves in Mexico, and it is important to review how Mexico classifies these protected areas. …

Mexico Parks

Editor’s note (November 2018): Major revision of this page underway. It will formally debut in early 2019. NORTHERN MEXICO Baja California Parques Nacionales de Baja California El Vizcaino Sonora El Pinacate Biosphere Reserve Chihuahua Copper Canyon/Barrancas del Cobre Durango Mapimi Biosphere Reserve Viaje en Bicicleta a la Zona del Silencio – Walter Bishop The Zone …