Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries in Mexico

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies (used with permission) Publisher’s note: Major update in early 2022. Many of the numbers are outdated. 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 …

Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees

Photo: Ron Mader, Sierra Juárez, Oaxaca Mexico is rich in temperate and tropical forests. The country possesses 1.3 percent of the world’s total forest resource, with one-quarter of Mexico’s total land area classified as forest lands. This guide is an introduction to the country’s forests and notable trees. Questions How successful are reforestation efforts? = …

International Day of Forests

Poster March 21 is the International Day of Forests. Hashtags: #InternationalDayOfForests, #DíaInternacionalDeLosBosques, #IntlForestDay The United Nations proclaimed March 21 the International Day of Forests. Starting in 2013, the day is observed each year to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of forests and trees to all life on earth. Key Linksfao.org/international-day-of-forestsbanners/postersFlickr 2021 BackgroundForests cover one third …

Forests Links

Photo: Trees Links related to forests presented in somewhat random fashion: Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest Biodiversity CBD and @itto_sfm have renewed their Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest #Biodiversity. HeadlinesWaldeinsamkeit: Germany’s cherished forest tradition – BBC Tree ToursBrooklyn Botanic GardenBig City, Big Trees – Brooklyn Botanic GardenListen to the Trees – Brooklyn Botanic Garden Elsewhere …

Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Webhttp://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document onlinehttp://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-7BAdd-en.pdf Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979, extensions in 1992 and 2014 Criteria (ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/33/documents/ International AssistanceRequests approved: 0 Total amount approved: …

Ghost Forest

Lingo Cards Ghost Forest = watery remains of a once verdant woodland Headlineshttps://time.com/5694648/ghost-forests-climate-changehttps://www.resourcesmag.org/archives/saltwater-intrusion-and-coastal-climate-adaptation-building-community-resilience Researchhttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-019-0488-7 Elsewhere on the Webhttps://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/ghost-forest.html WikipediaGhost forestNeskowin_Ghost_Forest Planeta.com

Sierra Juárez

Photo: Bosque de Ixtán Oaxaca’s Sierra Juárez is home of Guelatao San Antonio Cuajimoloyas, Ixtlán de Juárez, Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, Santa María Yavesia, and Santa Catarina Lachatao What connects these communities are the forests and Indigenous histories. All well and good, so our questions lean toward the practicalities of visiting in a responsible, conscious, sustainable, eco-friendly way. …