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 …

Henderson Parks

Photo: Horizon Crest Park Parks and recreation in Henderson, Nevada Key LinksParks and RecreationLocationsGeneral InfoOpen Space and Trails PlanUpcoming projects Park reservations (Ramadas para rentar) 702-267-5707 Bird Viewing PreserveCity of Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, located at 2400 Moser Drive. Open daily from 6am-3pm with classes and walking tours available. Telephone (702) 267-4180.Facebook Arroyo Grande298 Arroyo …

Los Alerces National Park

photo: nampelkafenahuel, los alerces Breaking News (2017): The World Heritage Committee has just inscribed Parque Nacional Los Alerces (Los Alerces National Park) on the list of World Heritage Sites. Argentina has four national parks as world heritage site. This park will celebrate its 80th anniversary this year. Protected natural areas are … President wants to double …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park Here is a place I dearly love to take friends – a quiet park on the eastern outskirts of town, heading toward the Colorado River and Lake Mead: Clark County Wetlands Park Wetlands, in the Mojave Desert. Critical flyway. Keep Las Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism …

Wild Europe

Photo: London Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild Europe – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas, and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. More info about european ecotourism on this 10th anniversary of the first European Ecotourism Conference. Older Features Features Places Planeta.com

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, 2017 Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …

National Monument

Bingo: National Monument A national monument is a section of public land set aside for its natural, historical, or cultural value. National monuments range from structures to oceans to large tracts of land. Some HistoryThe Antiquities Act was established in 1906 by Theodore Roosevelt and has been used more than a hundred times since its passage. It …

City Parks Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to city parks presented in somewhat random fashion: Parks PeoplePark People helps people activate the power of parks. Amis des parcs aide les gens à activer le pouvoir des parcs.https://parkpeople.cahttps://www.facebook.com/ParkPeopleCAhttps://www.youtube.com/user/TorontoParkPeoplehttps://twitter.com/Park_People Libros DigitalesLa reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada (PDF) [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@CWparkman [email protected]_newsNRPA’s National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park EventsJuly 16 Parks Day (third Saturday in July)http://www.parks-parcs.ca/english/cpc/parksday.phphttp://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/voyage-travel/special/journee-parcs-parks-day.aspx Headlineshttps://www.desmog.ca/2017/08/25/canada-has-three-years-increase-protected-areas-60-and-um-it-s-not-going-be-easyhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-has-the-most-lakes-of-any-country-but-we-know-very-little-1.3898162http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/unesco-world-heritage-sites-threats-oil-gas-1.3759713Jasper mayor says park infrastructure exposes people to nature, helps them appreciate conservation – CBChttp://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/watchdog-group-critical-of-parks-canada-management/article30848232http://cpaws.org/uploads/CPAWS-Parks-Report-2016.pdf (PDF)Private tour operator accused of snapping up B.C. provincial campsitesStorytime app livens up summer road trips through Alberta and …