Desierto de los Leones National Park

Photo, Alejandro Castañeda A short, hour drive from Mexico City takes you to the fresh air and the dense pine and oak forests of Desierto de los Leones, Mexico’s first national park. Google Map Located in the 3,000-meter high mountains on the southwestern side of the valley, the abundant springs were the major water source …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster Spotlight on Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Twitter @ParquesColombia @AreasMarinasCOL @FundacionOmacha @srcano1 Facebook Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia Yaguareté Science and Nature Instituto. Humboldt Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia Colombia cuenta con 59 Áreas Protegidas en el Sistema …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park Events July 16 Parks Day (third Saturday in July) http://www.parks-parcs.ca/english/cpc/parksday.php http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/voyage-travel/special/journee-parcs-parks-day.aspx Headlines https://www.desmog.ca/2017/08/25/canada-has-three-years-increase-protected-areas-60-and-um-it-s-not-going-be-easy http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-has-the-most-lakes-of-any-country-but-we-know-very-little-1.3898162 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/unesco-world-heritage-sites-threats-oil-gas-1.3759713 Jasper mayor says park infrastructure exposes people to nature, helps them appreciate conservation – CBC http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/watchdog-group-critical-of-parks-canada-management/article30848232 http://cpaws.org/uploads/CPAWS-Parks-Report-2016.pdf (PDF) Private tour operator accused of snapping up B.C. provincial …

Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, aka 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 gob.mx/conanp Prensa Mapas YouTube Descarga el mapa actualizado de Áreas Naturales Protegidas Decretadas @conanp_mx Videos 2020 Budget Cuts usatupoder.org skyislandalliance.org milenio.com ecoturismogenuino.com Asegura Conanp que su viabilidad no está riesgo por recorte …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Acoustic Lab acousticobservatory.org It’s business as usual for us at #CharlesDarwinReserve & that means times for a sound check.@BushHeritageAus is part of a world-first acoustic observatory made up of 400 sensors across the entire continent – allowing us to take …

Wild Europe

Photo: London Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild Europe – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Also check out our spotlight on european ecotourism Twitter @zkun1971 @EUWilderness @Ruukel @EUROPARC @panparks @JonnyEcology @reluuplands @GreenGuideUK @NatureSpyuk @EdenEurope @WildlifeGadgets @NAAONB @Eurosite @NEYorksNLincs @YorksWildlife @HumberheadLevel …

Wild Ecuador = Ecuador Silvestre

Photo Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Headlines Una reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El Comercio Perú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de Biosfera binacional de Sudamérica (Peru and Ecuador establish first binational …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout Planeta.com. New Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks Trust for Public Land National Parks and Monuments Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National …

Henderson Parks

Photo: Horizon Crest Park Parks and recreation in Henderson, Nevada Key Links Parks and Recreation Locations General Info Open Space and Trails Plan Upcoming projects Park reservations (Ramadas para rentar) 702-267-5707 Bird Viewing Preserve City of Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, located at 2400 Moser Drive. Open daily from 6am-3pm with classes and walking tours available. …

Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders

Photo 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 and when to look. Among our favorites: Clark County Wetlands Red Rock Canyon Clark County Sunset Park Pittman Wash We still have to visit Sloan Canyon and Tule Springs. Further …