November 6: National Park Day in Argentina

Photo: Parques Nacionales Argentina celebrates November 6 as National Park Day (Día de los Parques Nacionales). Key Links Parques Nacionales de Argentina https://www.facebook.com/ParquesNacionalesdeArgentina @parquesoficial https://www.parquesnacionales.gob.ar/2017/11/6-noviembre-dia-los-parques-nacionales Facebook YouTube Embedded Tweets 6/11 Día de los #ParquesNacionales Un día como hoy, hace 114 años, comenzaba a formarse el Sistema Nacional de Áreas Protegidas pic.twitter.com/LNUbqPSjRu — Parques Nacionales (@ParquesOficial) …

National Monument

Bingo: National Monument A national monument is a section of public land set aside for its natural, historical, or cultural value. National monuments range from structures to oceans to large tracts of land. Some History The Antiquities Act was established in 1906 by Theodore Roosevelt and has been used more than a hundred times since its passage. …

Exploring Nevado de Colima National Park

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones Mexico – Located on the border of Colima and Jalisco states, Nevado de Colima National Park boasts two volcanoes. There is the extinct Nevado de Colima, 4,200 meters (13,375 feet) and the younger, active Volcan de Fuego de Colima, 3,820 meters (12,533 feet). The live volcano can be climbed as …

Vegas Parks Links

Photo Links related to city parks in Las Vegas Baker Park https://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Residents/Parks-Facilities/Baker-Park https://www.yelp.com/biz/baker-park-las-vegas Planeta.com Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders Las Vegas City Parks on the Social Web

#WildOz

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Key Links Parks Australia http://www.environment.gov.au/topics/national-parks Facebook Flickr @Parks_Australia Recommended Listening If you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz YouTube http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz Headlines …

Everglades National Park

Photo: Everglades National Park, Long Pine Key Nature Trail Key Links http://www.nps.gov/ever/index.htm @EvergladesNPS Headlines article94667592 Protecting Everglades National Park ends way of life for Gladesmen Homestead Launches Free National Parks Trolley Dawn Shirreffs: Everglades restoration cannot wait YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/EvergladesNPS Flickr evergladesnps Flickr Groups Everglades National Park Everglades Photographic Society Elsewhere on the Web http://www.evergladescoalition.org http://www.evergladesplan.org/facts_info/sywtkma_animals.aspx …

Cradle Mountain

Photo: Tatters, Cradle Mountain Tasmania – Cradle Mountain is the iconic gateway to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and is located in the Central Highlands region. At 1,545 metres (5,069 feet) above sea level, it is the fifth-highest mountain in Tasmania and is one of the principal tourist sites in the state. The area around the …

Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

Photo:Tom Koerner, Sunset at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Key Links https://www.fws.gov/refuge/seedskadee https://twitter.com/USFWSMtnPrairie https://www.facebook.com/Seedskadee https://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwsmtnprairie Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge is 27,230 acres surrounding 36 river miles of the Green River in southwest Wyoming. The Refuge has riparian, wetland, and upland habitats that are managed to provide wildlife habitat and support wildlife-dependent public recreational opportunities. The Green …

Abijatta-Shalla National Park

Photo: Ninara, Shala Lake Abijatta-Shalla National Park is located in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region and the Ethiopian Highlands region, 200 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, and east of the Ziway–Shashamane highway. It contains 887 square kilometers including the Rift Valley lakes of Abijatta and Shalla. The two lakes are separated by three kilometers of hilly land. …

City Parks on the Social Web

Photo: City of Calgary, Olympic Plaza Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are our favorites? The nominations open now if you’d like to comment. What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and …