Montes Azules

Photo: Purolipan The Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve was created in 1978. Habitats include high moist evergreen tropical forests, montane tropical forests and pine-oak forests. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/NdwogiSyjex6oD1QA Las Guacamayas Ecolodge lasguacamayas.org.mx Facebook Elsewhere on the Web https://en.unesco.org/biosphere/lac/montes-azules https://www.gob.mx/semarnat/articulos/reserva-de-la-biosfera-montes-azules-selva-lancandona-chiapas?idiom=es https://www.parkswatch.org/parkprofile.php?l=eng&country=mex&park=mabr&page=phy Wikipedia Lacandon_Jungle Planeta

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Neowise Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park …

Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

Photo The Flinders Ranges are the largest mountain range in South Australia, which starts approximately 366 km (227 miles) north of Adelaide. The discontinuous ranges stretch for over 430 km (270 miles) from Port Pirie to Lake Callabonna. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/acKyiPrbsHyU1fgC7 Key Links https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/find-a-park/Browse_by_region/flinders-ranges-outback/ikara-flinders-ranges-national-park Photos Wikipedia Flinders_Ranges Obamus Planeta.com

El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve

Photo: J. Paulo Carbajal-Borges, El bosque de niebla Chiapas, Mexico – The Biosphere Reserve El Triunfo protects the central portion of the Sierra Madre Mountains. With an area of 119,177 hectares, El Triunfo protects two of the most threatened ecosystems of Mexico: The Mountain Mesofile Forest (Cloud Forest) and the Tropical Humid Rainforest of Soconusco. …

Arches National Park

Photo: Neal Herbert/NPS, Broken Arch Spotlight on Arches National Park Key Linksnps.gov/arch/index.htmDark Sky [email protected]://twitter.com/ArchesNPS Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/9Jrhi8BmQup4QMea7 HeadlinesUtah’s Arches National Park certified as International Dark Sky Park; what does that mean? Fiery Furnacenps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/fiery-furnace-hike.htm News from the ParkWall Arch Collapse HeadlinesCrowds cause Arches National Park to shut gates just three hours after opening – SLT Photos Embedded …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: We have contact Joshua Tree National Park Key LinksJoshua Tree National [email protected] Google Maps Recommended ListeningDesert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne by Ken Laynedesertoracle.comhttps://www.planeta.com/desert-oracle-radio Visitor NumbersJoshua Tree National Park had a record 2.8 million visitors in 2018. During Thanksgiving weekend of 2018 the park received more than 22,000 visitors. Buzzword BingoDesert Hot Springs …

Death Valley National Park

Photo: Death Valley Death Valley National Park is located in California and Nevada east of the Sierra Nevada, occupying a transition zone between the Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. Tupippuh Nummu means “Our Homeland” in the language of the Timbisha Shoshone, the native people of Death Valley. Timbisha is their name for the valley as well. The word ‘Timbisha’ refers …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. Honor Spirit Mountain The proposed …

Costa Rica Parks

Poster August 24 is National Parks Day in Costa Rica (Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica). The National Parks Day of Costa Rica, is instituted in order that people reflect and participate actively in conservation actions and respect for the environment. On August 24, by Executive Decree No. 1647 MAG-MEP of 1986, the “Day …

Grand Circle Travel in the USA

Photo: Downtown Las Vegas The Grand Circle is a 1,400-mile loop encompassing parts of the southwestern USA — Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Colorado. Google Maps The route connects eight national parks – Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Arches and Mesa Verde – and national monuments, recreation areas, state …