Forests Links

Photo Links related to forests presented in somewhat random fashion: Tree Tours Brooklyn Botanic Garden Big City, Big Trees – Brooklyn Botanic Garden Listen to the Trees – Brooklyn Botanic Garden Elsewhere on the Web http://www.discovertheforest.org Forests: Visit Them, Conserve Them Forest Conservation Portal Rainforests – Nick Carter Rainforest Alliance Chiapas Central America Venezuela Peru …

International Day of Forests

Reserva Huitepec March 21 is the International Day of Forests. Hashtag: #IntForestDay The United Nations proclaimed March 21 the International Day of Forests. Starting in 2013, the day is observed each year to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of forests and trees to all life on earth. Details Join the conversation on the social web …

Forests

Photo: Reserva Huitepec Forest = a large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth Celebrations March 21 is the International Day of Forests International Day of Forests Twitter Moment #IntForestDay Forests Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees Bialowieza Forest Planeta.com Trees Trees Links 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. This guide is an introduction to Mexico’s forests and notable trees. The country boasts the highest number of pine and oak species in the …

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating. 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 protected areas …

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 …

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. …