Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating for 2018. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These …

Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Web http://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document online http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-7BAdd-en.pdf Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979, extensions in 1992 and 2014 Criteria (ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/33/documents/ International Assistance Requests approved: 0 …

Forests

Photo: Reserva Huitepec Forest = a large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth. Twitter Moment #IntForestDay Forests Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees Bialowieza Forest Planeta.com Trees New IUCN Report: Guardians of the Amazon Forest Crown Shyness

Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees

Photo 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. The country boasts the highest number of pine and oak species in the world. Other notable trees include mahogany, zapote and ceiba (also known …

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. …