Natural Areas Association

Elsewhere on the Web The Natural Areas Association – https://www.naturalareas.org – is the only national, non-profit membership organization that is dedicated to the support and advancement of the community of natural areas professionals. The association envisions a world where science-based conservation is the bedrock of protecting the beauty and wonder of nature. Members work to …

Parks

Photo: Red Rock Canyon Park = Scenic or historically important area of countryside protected for the enjoyment of the general public and/or the preservation of wildlife. Spotlight Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Celestún Biosphere Reserve Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Chaco Culture National Historical Park Zion National Park Grand …

Wild Colombia

Planeta.com is launching this brand new guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Apps: Inaturalist https://www.inaturalist.org Parks http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co – @ParquesColombia http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co/portal/ecoturismo http://insituradio.parquesnacionales.gov.co http://mapas.parquesnacionales.gov.co:9090/visor_parques http://www.colombia.travel/en/international-tourist/sightseeing-what-to-do/nature/natural-parks http://www.icanh.gov.co/index.php?idcategoria=6214 Biodiversity Este no es un inventario: Estado y tendencias de la biodiversidad continental colombiana – …

Wild USA

Photo: Wetlands Parks The United States has a long history of conservation. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/wildusa 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 Grand Canyon National Park Bears Ears National Monument Gold Butte Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument State Parks …

#WildOz

Poster Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Among our favorite resources: 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 to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz Headlines …

Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders

Welcome to the Mojave Desert! Las Vegas has both oasis-like escapes and more natural desert lands. There’s something for everyone if you know where to look. Among our favorites: Clark County Wetlands Red Rock Canyon Clark County Sunset Park Pittman Wash We still have to visit Sloan Canyon. Further out there is Lake Mead NRA, …

Parks Links

Links to parks Headlines Protected area connectivity: Shortfalls in global targets and country-level priorities – Science Direct Catalyzing the power of parks for social connection http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1002074 Protected is not conserved – Intercontental Cry How national parks around the world influenced sustainable tourism development – WTTC How safe does protected status keep the world’s national parks? …

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

Dog Park = Park for dogs to exercise 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 Another beautiful …

CONANP

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 https://plus.google.com/u/0/102532679978214283851 https://www.youtube.com/user/conanp2 Descarga el mapa actualizado de Áreas Naturales Protegidas Decretadas     Planeta.com México Wild México