Tourism Concessions in Parks

Buzzwords Concession = private businesses operating under contract in parks to provide products and services designed to enhance or facilitate visitors experiences, typically not provided by government employees Features Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas (2017) Elsewhere on the Web https://annaspenceley.wordpress.com/2016/06/23/an-introduction-to-tourism-concessioning The document is currently available from several sites, using the links …

Mexico Parks Explained

Editor’s note (August 2018): Major revision of this page underway. It will formally debut in September. 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. BACKGROUND …

Mexico Parks

Editor’s note (August 2018): Major revision of this page underway. It will formally debut in September. 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 of …

CONANP

Poster Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas or CONANP) works to conserve the natural patrimony of the country. Key Links https://www.gob.mx/conanp http://sig.conanp.gob.mx/website/pagsig/mapas_serie.htm https://plus.google.com/u/0/102532679978214283851 https://www.youtube.com/user/conanp2 Descarga el mapa actualizado de Áreas Naturales Protegidas Decretadas https://twitter.com/conanp_mx Tweets by CONANP_mx Planeta.com México Wild México

Ischigualasto-Talampaya Natural Parks

Photo: Mazzali, Ischigualasto Rocks World Heritage UNESCO: Ischigualasto-Talampaya Natural Parks are located in the northern part of central Argentina comprised of two adjoining protected areas. These are Ischigualasto Provincial Park (60,369 hectares) in San Juan Province and Talampaya National Park (215,000 hectares) in Rioja Province, jointly covering 275,369 hectares west of the Sierras Pampeanas. The …

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Photo: Fritzmb, Painted Canyon Theodore Roosevelt National Park protects an incredible landscape that deeply influenced Theodore Roosevelt’s life, politics, and philosophy. The park is located in the Badlands of western North Dakota. There are three units to the park. The South Unit entrance is in the town of Medora, ND off of Interstate 94 exits …

Wild USA

Photo: Wetlands Parks The United States has a long history of conservation. News US National Park Service Raises Fees National Park Service Floats Fee Increase Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove National Parks and Monuments Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National Park Grand Canyon National Park Bears Ears National Monument Gold Butte Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument State Parks …

Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan

The draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan has been released and public comment is now sought on the plan. Freycinet National Park is one of Tasmania’s premier tourism hotspots and the Parks and Wildlife Service has been working with key stakeholders to develop a high quality environmentally, economically and socially sustainable Freycinet visitor experience for the …