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) …

#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 …

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 …

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 …

Dog Park

Buzzwords Dog Park = Park for dogs to exercise, socialize, and play off-leash in a controlled environment under the supervision of their owners Embedded Tweets More improvements to the @cityofhenderson dog park 🐕 pic.twitter.com/VSvEwRYZXo — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 30, 2018 Today at the dog park 🐕 pic.twitter.com/NZQcPFi4jj — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 10, 2018 …

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 …

Wild Europe

Photo Spotlight on Europe’s biodiversity, parks and wildlife. This page is being updated in September 2018 after this year’s European Ecotourism Conference. Suggestions are welcome. Spotlight Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18 Also check out our spotlight on europeanecotourism Lake District https://planeta.com/lake-district https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/09/lake-district-is-uks-first-national-park-to-win-world-heritage-status https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/09/lake-district-world-heritage-site-george-monbiot https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/02/lake-district-wildlife-desert-blame-wordsworth https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/15/the-lake-district-is-indeed-a-sheepwrecked-landscape January 2017: Spotlight on Lake Skadar Events June …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football and rugby stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is open …