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. 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 nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area …

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 Elsewhere on the Web tpl.org/dogparks 2019 Rankings – TPL Examples: Fort Wayne, Indiana Fort Wayne, Indiana Examples: Clark County, Nevada Dog Parks Examples: Henderson, Nevada Henderson, Nevada Henderson: Dog Park Petiquette and …

Wild Perú

Peru flag Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Peru – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Key Links minam.gob.pe @MinamPeru ambientv Facebook Parks sernanp.gob.pe @SERNANP Facebook Flickr ISSUU Evaluaciones del desempeño ambiental PERÚ Aspectos destacados y recomendaciones PERU Environmental Performance Highlights …

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 …

Wild Australia #wildoz

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Key Links: Parks Australia Parks Australia 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 …

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. Features Andes Mountains Galapagos Headlines Una reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El Comercio Perú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de Biosfera binacional de Sudamérica (Peru and …

Glacier National Park

Photo: Jacob W Frank, Snow shoes With more than 700 miles of trails, Glacier National Park is a hiker’s paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. Montana’s Glacier National Park now has only 26 glaciers, versus 150 in 1910. Prediction: zero by 2030. Key Links nps.gov/glac/index.htm Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Pinterest @GlacierNPS Tweets …

Wind Cave National Park

Photo: Ali Eminov, Signage South Dakota – Wind Cave National Park protects 151 miles of cave passage including unique boxwork formations and 33,000 acres of mixed-grass prairie that support bison, elk, pronghorn, deer, and black-footed ferrets. Cave tours, a campground, scenic drives, and hiking trails are offered. Key Links nps.gov/wica News Facebook YouTube @WindCaveNPS Maps …

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 Features State of Nature 2019 Wild France (France Sauvage) England’s Lake District Twitter @zkun1971 @EUWilderness @Ruukel @EUROPARC …