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). The nearly 200,000 acre park is managed by the Bureau of …

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 …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Felicidades What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Mexico City – Xochimilco is a tourism case study for those keen on city parks, ecotourism, and cultural tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. …

Devil’s Staircase Wilderness

Photo: Michael Campbell, BLM, Mushrooms The Devil’s Staircase Wilderness is a forested wilderness area adjacent to the Umpqua River in the Southern Oregon Coast Range of Oregon. It was officially designated in March 2019. BLM: The Devil’s Staircase Wilderness, nestled along the Umpqua River east of Reedsport, Oregon, is a rugged and largely inaccessible area …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Photo: Dusty Vaugn The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a national wildlife refuge in northeastern Alaska. It consists of 19,286,722 acres in the Alaska North Slope region. It is the largest national wildlife refuge in the country, slightly larger than the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge. Key Linksfws.gov/refuge/arcticfacebook Google Maps HeadlinesNative Defenders Are Trying to …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS/Emily Hassell, Joshua Tree 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. National Parks and Monuments Institutions State Parks Celebrations/Events Features Recommended ListeningIcons of the spectacular: American National Parks and the rise of parkitecture – Architecture …

Red Rock Canyon Links

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks Links, news, and tweets about Red Rock Canyon 2020 Recommended ListeningPlans To Build Houses Near Red Rock Stalled – For Now – State of Nevada HeadlinesRed Rock to begin reservations to better control crowdsFor the love of Red Rock – Las Vegas WeeklyPopular and Busy Red Rock Canyon Needs a Paved …

Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve

Photo: SEMARNAT, Fish Located at the southeastern tip of the Yucatán Peninsula, Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve encompasses more than 144,000 hectares of coral reefs, mangroves, beds of sea grass beds and sand beache. Banco Chinchorro is the largest platform type reef complex system in Mexico and because of its isolated position, it represents well-preserved natural …

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. [email protected]@[email protected]@srcano1 FacebookParques Nacionales Naturales de ColombiaYaguareté Science and NatureInstituto. Humboldt Videos Animalario de la Biodiversidad Colombianahumboldt.org.co/animalario Parques Nacionales Naturales de ColombiaColombia cuenta con 59 Áreas Protegidas en el Sistema de Parques …

England’s Lake District

Photo: David Nicholls, Lake District National Park: Tarn Hows A national park since 1951, England’s Lake District was inscribed on World Heritage List at 41whc. The region is home to England’s largest natural lake – Windermere – and highest mountain – Scafell Pike. The 885 sq-mile (2,292 sq km) national park had been trying to obtain the …