Category Archives: Parks

01.2016

Happy New Year! Here’s our January 2016 Calendar. Since 2016 is the Centennial of the National Park Service in the USA, I’d like to continue remixing official park photos which are themselves an excellent promotion for ‘finding your park.’ The … Continue reading

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Get Outdoors Nevada

Kudos to the organizers of this weekend’s Get Outdoors Nevada celebration at Sunset Park in Las Vegas. So many good people, such a a fun, family-friendly event at a beautiful city park with great viewing of the incoming and outgoing … Continue reading

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Recapping Australia’s Wildlife Tourism 2015 Conference

Our upcoming hangout recaps the recent Wildlife Tourism Conference hosted by Wildlife Tourism Australia. Starting time: Tuesday, Oct 20: 930am Brisbane, 1030am Sydney and Monday, Oct 19: 430pm Las Vegas, 730pm NYC The conversation will be streamed live on YouTube … Continue reading

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#LiveMonumental

Curious about national monuments in the USA? The #LiveMonumental roadtrip made its first stop in Las Vegas today. For details, keep an eye on the  #LiveMonumental hashtag and the Planeta Wiki page: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/livemonumental Quotes: You haven’t experienced Nevada until you have experienced … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Day Hangout #ibd2015

Biodiversity is the variety of all living organisms on earth. While the concept is as old as life itself, ‘biodiversity’ was coined in 1986. May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted … Continue reading

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05.2015

What’s on your calendar in May?

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National Park Week in the USA April 18-26 #findyourpark

The US National Park Service hosts National Parks Week April 18-26 and Planeta.com invites readers and editors to contribute tips and suggestions for visiting and protecting the wilderness areas and historical landmarks. Updates will be made throughout the week on … Continue reading

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World Atlatl Competition

Source: Valley of Fire (Facebook) Saturday, March 21 World Atlatl Competition, Valley of Fire State Park. This is a fun event for both experts and beginners. Come on out and learn all about the ancient spear-throwing weapon known as the … Continue reading

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Wild for Responsible Travel #rtweek15

Responsible Travel Week Day #3. Today’s challenge: Be attentive. Topical Discussion: Passport to Parks and Protected Areas Pay attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager. – Susan Sontag Anyone can pay attention for … Continue reading

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02.2015

February 2015! This month’s calendar features Grand Canyon National Park. Go wild! We’re celebrating parks and protected areas in 2015 with the creation of a calendar archived on Flickr. We’re remixing photos from the parks’ official Flickr accounts and using only … Continue reading

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