Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders

Photo Welcome to the Mojave Desert. Las Vegas has both oasis-like escapes and more natural desert lands. There’s something for everyone if you know where and when to look. Among our favorites:Clark County WetlandsRed Rock CanyonClark County Sunset ParkPittman Wash We still have to visit Sloan Canyon and Tule Springs. Further out there is Hoover …

City Parks Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to city parks presented in somewhat random fashion: Upcoming Webinar Urban Park Developments and Innovations in Latin AmericaMay 12, 1pm Easternhttps://iu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jTxdRacOTFKved3IVrAHXghttps://eppley.org/ Join colleagues from across Latin American for an exploration and visual tour of urban park innovations, creations, and initiatives across the region. As home to some of the globe’s …

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 …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Cornerstone Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from urban stress. Questions …

Wild France = France Sauvage

Photo: Bruno Jargot, Village of Arvieux Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in France. This page curates relevant resources related to the parks, reserves, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Wikipedia: The national parks of France is a system of ten national parks throughout metropolitan France and its overseas departments, coordinated by …

National Park Week

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Lake Mead National Park Week is the largest celebration of national heritage in the USA and is held annually in April in tandem with Earth Day. 2021 dates: April 17-25. Hashtag: #NationalParkWeek Key Linksnps.govnationalparks.org BackgroundThe National Park Service partners with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to present …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster Spotlight on Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. HeadlinesEnvironmental defenders in Colombia are being killed in alarming numbers – Vox INaturalistcolombia.inaturalist.orgprojects/ New!pionerosenconservacion.net – @P_Conservacion Ciclo [email protected]_siete [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] FacebookParques Nacionales Naturales de ColombiaYaguareté Science and NatureInstituto. Humboldt Videos Animalario de …

Parks

Photo: Red Rock Canyon Park = Scenic or historically important area of countryside protected for the enjoyment of the general public and/or the preservation of wildlife. Updating our coverage of city parks, national monuments, biosphere reserves, world heritage sites and beloved places in between: Places Features Planeta

Costa Rica Parks

Poster August 24 is National Parks Day in Costa Rica (Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica). The National Parks Day of Costa Rica, is instituted in order that people reflect and participate actively in conservation actions and respect for the environment. On August 24, by Executive Decree No. 1647 MAG-MEP of 1986, the “Day …

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. We also update our info about European ecotourism after our participation in the first European Ecotourism Conference. Older Features Features Places Planeta.com