Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove

Photo: NPS: Grove (Some rights reserved) Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove covers 248 acres and contains about 500 mature giant sequoia trees. Some of them are estimated to be as much as 3,000 to 3,500 years old. Key Linksnps.gov/yose Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KsQhfskgKho9CJRp6 Restoration Among the highlights of 2018, Yosemite National Park’s Mariposa Grove reopened to the public. Plan …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Neowise (Some rights reserved) Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. For the first time since it was created in the 1930s, a federal water shortage has been declared for Lake Mead, including mandatory water cutbacks …

Glacier National Park

Photo: Jacob W Frank, Snow shoes (Some rights reserved) With more than 700 miles (1,125km) of trails, Glacier National Park – nps.gov/glac – is a hiker’s paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. Hop on the Island Explorer! Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/9L4rMLYC3AEFdyoT8 Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] HeadlinesNew superintendent hopes to bring cooperative approach to Glacier National ParkGlacier National …

Wild Africa

Photo: lukas.b0, Giraffe (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Africa – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesA closer look at the richness of South Africa’s biodiversity – Maverick @SANBI_ZA @dailymaverickWhy Black Lives …

Canyonlands

Photo: Matthew Dillon, Road Trip (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Canyonlands National Park in Utah Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/UUnhYjYKpSnWGmeX8 Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Elsewheremodernhiker.com Also see: Indian Creekbearsearscoalition.org/project/indian-creek WikipediaCanyonlands National Park Planeta

Grand Circle Travel in the Southwest USA

Poster: Ron Mader, Downtown Las Vegas Mural The Grand Circle is a 1,400-mile loop encompassing parts of the southwestern USA including 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, …

Bears Ears National Monument

Photo: John Fowler, Lone Tree at Night (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Bears Ears National Monument Key Linksblm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/utah/bears-ears-national-monumentblm.gov/visit/bears-ears-national-monument Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/qKwbea4ygmSMXmzVA Wikipedia: Bears Ears National Monument is a United States national monument located in San Juan County in southeastern Utah, established by President Barack Obama by presidential proclamation on December 28, 2016. The monument’s original size …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Photo: Luis Pérez, Parque Nacional Natural Tatamá (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Headlines¿A dónde ir para conocer los cuerpos de agua que caracterizan …

Mount Rainer

Photo: NPS, Lupine Meadow (Some rights reserved) Mount Rainier National Park encompasses 235,625 acres on the west-side of the Cascade Range, and is located about 100 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area. Mount Rainier National Park is approximately 97 percent wilderness and 3 percent National Historic Landmark District and receives approximately 2 …

National Park Service (USA)

Logo Spotlight on the US National Park Service – nps.gov Key Linksnps.govNewsDOI NewsMultimedia SearchIntegrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA)[email protected] National Park [email protected] ThemesNPS Servicewide ThemesNPS Servicewide messaging calendar Questions Is there a calendar or agenda for upcoming videos and live presentations featured on the YouTube channel? HeadlinesNational parks director wants to increase tribal nations’ role in …