Yellowstone National Park

Photo: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Bison Crossing the Road Key dates: The United States Congress established Yellowstone National Park in 1872. On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law. The world’s first national park was born. Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] SlideshareYellowstone National Park on the Web HeadlinesYellowstone had 1m …

Rhinos

Photo: Ray Morris, Black Rhino Dawn A rhinoceros is one of any five extant species of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhinocerotidae, as well as any of the numerous extinct species. Two of the extant species are native to Africa and three to Southern Asia. September 22 is World Rhino DayHashtag: #WorldRhinoDay Headlinesdark-world-of-the-rhino-horn-trade – @BryanChristyhttp://globalinitiative.net/rhino-tipping-pointrhinoceros-poaching-South-Africa.htmlSumatran-Rhino-likely-to-go-extinct-unless-action-is-taken-urgently-warns-IUCNsumatran-rhino-dangerously-close-to-extinction-conservation-charity-warns Elsewherehttp://www.rhinos.org …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz 2021 Biodiversity Conferencetwitter.com/i/events/1438542649527443466 Acoustic Labacousticobservatory.org Key Links: Parks AustraliaParks AustraliaNational [email protected]_Australia Recommended ListeningIf you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app.#ABCWildOz YouTubehttp://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz HeadlinesThe bushfires …

Bats

Photo: Duncan PJ, Grey headed flying fox Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Videos Artwork / Cue Yourself Photos Planeta.com

Wild USA

Photo: NPS/Emily Hassell, Joshua Tree The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness, and wildlife in the United States are embedded throughout Planeta.com. This page is a good starting point. National Parks and Monuments Institutions State Parks Celebrations/Events Features Recommended ListeningIcons of the spectacular: American National Parks and the rise of parkitecture – Architecture informed …

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 …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. Local experts are featured on this page as we take a deep dive into the state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas, …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week in late August. 2021 dates: August 14-22. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities …