Appalachian Trail

Photo: Jimmy Emerson Wikipedia: The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine. The trail is about 2,200 miles (3,500 km) long, though the exact length changes over …

Daintree National Park

Photo: Denisbin, View to coast near Cape Tribulation The Eastern Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal people are the Traditional Owners of Daintree National Park. They welcome you to their country and ask that you respect their special place. The Daintree National Park is about 130 kilometers north of Cairns. Key Linksparks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/daintree Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/EfZUvMUE7hvYqVmE8 HeadlinesHistoric moment as Daintree …

Costa Rica Parks

Poster A national park is a category of protected area, which enjoys a certain legal status, allows to protect and conserve the biodiversity found in it. This area should include representative samples of ecosystems of national significance, show little evidence of human activity, offer important attractions for visitors and have a capacity for educational and …

National Public Lands Day

Photo: BLM Dakotas, Copper City Trail System National Public Lands Day is celebrated annually at public lands in the United States on the fourth Saturday of September. A signature event of the National Environmental Education Foundation, it promotes both popular enjoyment and volunteer conservation of public lands. 2021 date: Saturday, September 25. Hashtags: #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay. …

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? In 2021 we are talking with friends including Marlene Ehrenberg about the revitalization of the formal ecological park. Our major request is that the park develop its own website, Facebook …

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Photo: Kyle Sullivan, BLM, Alabama Hills The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) – blm.gov – manages more than 245 million acres of some of the most amazing lands in the world, including the breathtaking National Conservation Lands. The BLM’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use …

Yosemite Links

Photo: John Rusk, Half Dome from Glacier Point Links related to Yosemite National Park presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesTrump team reassigns Yosemite National Park superintendent; timing raises questionshttps://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/A-historic-bid-for-limited-boating-at-Hetch-14474977.phphttps://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-and-yosemite-conservancy-celebrate-the-reopening-of-the-mariposa-grove-of-giant-sequoias-after-the-largest-restoration-project-in-park-history.htmhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/yosemite-mariposa-grove-reopens-restoration-sequoia-trees/http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article105001251.htmlhttp://www.fresnobee.com/news/nation-world/national/article104929321.htmlhttp://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-ln-yosemite-harassment-20160929-snap-story.htmlhttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/09/us/yosemite-park-announces-largest-expansion-in-67-years.htmlSaturday in Yosemite: Obama says U.S. needs to preserve national parks for future generationshttp://www.sfgate.com/news/article/National-Park-Service-loses-early-round-in-7861457.phphttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/03/21/a-private-company-trademarked-the-phrase-yosemite-national-park-should-the-u-s-pay-to-get-it-backhttp://www.wired.com/2015/07/2500-tons-rock-fell-off-half-dome-nobody-noticedA Week in Yosemite: Is popularity park’s biggest threat?http://www.latimes.com/science/la-me-yosemite-20150329-story.htmlConcessionaire-Files-Trademark-Claim-to-Popular-Spots-Ahwahnee-Hotel-Yosemite-National-Park-Yosemite at 150: Library of …