Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies (used with permission) Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas include …

Ontario

Photo: James Wheeler, Green Baracade (Some rights reserved) Ontario is bordered by the province of Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, and Quebec to the east, and to the south by the U.S. states of Minnesota, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/afQg8wK1f9CGiXww6 [email protected] Voyageur Trail Associationvoyageurtrail.ca HeadlinesThe Ford government is harming Ontario’s environmental future Leamingtonpeleewings.ca – FacebookWikipedia [email protected]@[email protected]

Toronto

Photo: Paolo Rosa, Skyline (Some rights reserved) Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. A highway along the lake has been transformed into more pedestrian-friendly spaces. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/LfJAc7h2hmq1pesK8 HeadlinesToronto Restaurant Fights Waste By Chopping Menu Prices Till Food Is Gone – NPR Planeta.com

Toronto Links

Toronto flag What would locals like others know about Toronto? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]/explore-enjoy/parks-gardens-beaches Berczy Parkberczy.wordpress.comfacebook.com/BerczyPark Dieppe Parkfacebook.com/Friends-of-Dieppe-Park Regent Parkfacebook.com/FriendsOfRegentPark Rouge Parkrougepark.com – @RougePark Smythe Parkfacebook.com/smythepark St Jameshttps://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/prd/facilities/complex/408/index.htmlFriends of St James Park Torontofriendsofstjamesparkto.comFacebook Toronto Island ParkFacebook Waterfront Torontowaterfrontoronto.caFacebookYoutube green-gateway-to-the-waterfront October 19 WebinarRegister The Making of the New Don River.Creating a …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Canada – 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. EventsJuly 16 Parks Day (third …

Banff National Park

Photo: Denise Kitagawa, Little Copper Mountain via Gibbon Pass and Redearth Creek Trail Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and the flagship of the nation’s park system. The park encompasses more than 6,000 square kilometers of mountain wilderness and is part of the larger Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. More …

Alberta Links

Alberta Flag What would locals like others know about Alberta? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesAlberta failing aboriginals in the oilsands area: unreleased report – Fort McMurray [email protected]@SPhillipsAB Elsewhere on the WebFederation of Alberta NaturalistsAlberta Aboriginal TourismMedicine Hat CollegeJasper National Park JournalAboriginal Tourism – Alberta Tourism, Parks and RecreationShifting Sands – Globe …

Pimachiowin Aki

Lingo Cards The nomination of Pimachiowin Aki as a World Heritage site is being discussed at this week’s World Heritage Committee meeting, #42WHC. UNESCO: Known as Pimachiowin Aki (“the Land that Gives Life”), this 29,040 km2, internationally recognized network of protected areas is situated in the North American Boreal Shield. For millennia, the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), …

Canada Links

Canada flag What would locals like others know about Canada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesR. Murray Schafer, composer, writer and acoustic ecologist, has died at 88Canada’s Residential Schools Were a HorrorCanada’s new travel rules are set to take offWhat happened to Tim Hortons? The downfall of Canada’s brand https://twitter.com/i/moments/912044185720586241Canada’s record on …

Alberta

Photo: Denise Kitagawa, Piper Pass Alberta is a western province of Canada and is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the Northwest Territories to the north, and the U.S. state of Montana to the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/2iAs79fGv71iYPyX6 Photos Cities Parks Planeta.com