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 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 Canyon …

Mexico Parks Explained

Photo 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 In Mexico there are tk protected areas cover tk million hectares or tk percent of …

Parques Nacionales de México (1997)

Poster The following information is based on a series of three books published in 1997 by Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology, part of the country’s Environmental Secretariat (SEMARNAP). Kudos to author Fernando Vargas Márquez. El siguiente informacion es basado de una serie de tres libros publicados en 1997 por el Instituto Nacional de Ecologia de …

National Park City

Buzzwords National Park City = A large urban area that is managed and semi-protected through both formal and informal means to enhance the natural capital of its living landscape (source) Hashtag: #NationalParkCity The London National Park City is officially the world’s first National Park City. Videos London http://www.nationalparkcity.london launch gathering youtube Twitter @LondonNPC @DanRavenEllison @WalesNP …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Bark in the Park Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? 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 explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from …

City Parks Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to city parks presented in somewhat random fashion: Libros Digitales La reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada (PDF) Te invitamos a leer este libro en un #parque. En este #DomingoLector te recomendamos: La reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada. Descárgalo gratuitamente: https://t.co/fvpxiFdnvv pic.twitter.com/Aand6JiVi4 — IISUNAM (@IISUNAM) …

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

Photo: BLM, Lighthouse Yaquina Head is a narrow, coastal headland extending one mile into the Pacific Ocean. The hard basalt cliffs and coves have endured the pounding ocean surf for 14 million years. Abundant wildlife such as whales, harbor seals and seabirds can be viewed from the many breath taking vantage points around the 100-acre …

Wild Belize

Photo: NASA Marshall, Coastal Belize Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Belize. This page collects relevant links and resources related to parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Features Belize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas – Ecoclub Improving financial sustainability through conservation based tourism …

National Parks Conservation Association

Elsewhere on the Web The National Parks Conservation Association – npca.org – is the only independent, nonpartisan membership organization devoted exclusively to advocacy on behalf of the National Parks System. Its mission is “to protect and enhance America’s National Park System for present and future generations.” Key Links npca.org @NPCA Features Get on a Boat: …

Joshua Tree Links

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center Links related to Joshua Tree National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Night Sky Festival Joshua Tree’s 2019 Night Sky Festival Headlines The Ultimate Joshua Tree National Park Travel Guide – Thrillist – @delightedbite How a South Pasadena matron used her wits and wealth to create Joshua Tree …