Sites of Archaeological Value Found in Southern Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Through a collaboration between Terra Peninsular and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), 10 sites with graphic-rock art manifestations that could be around 3 thousand years old were found in the southern area of Baja California. The remains are located in different ranches in El Rosario, south of the Valle Tranquilo Nature Reserve,Continue reading “Sites of Archaeological Value Found in Southern Baja California”

Working Together to Protect the Natural Areas of San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Baja California has an extensive territory full of natural wonders, one of them are the wetlands of San Quintin Bay, which besides being a place rich in flora and fauna, also has blue carbon.  With that in mind, the Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development together with Terra Peninsular organized a tour to the wetlandsContinue reading “Working Together to Protect the Natural Areas of San Quintin”

Ranger From Baja California Among Global Award Winners

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Felipe León, one of the park rangers of the Sierra San Pedro Martir National Park, in Baja California, Mexico, received the International Ranger Award, which recognizes the exceptional work of rangers in protected and conserved places around the world.

Natural Protected Areas in Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos By Verónica Meza and Antonieta Valenzuela In Baja California we can find terrestrial and marine natural areas with high biological richness and environmental value, these areas have different protection categories. Currently there are over 500 natural protected areas in Mexico that represent over 90 million hectares. This is part of the efforts of the federalContinue reading “Natural Protected Areas in Baja California”

Message From the Board President

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos By Rosi Bustamante, President Terra Peninsular was born from a love for the land: for plants, animals, landscapes, and living in harmony with each other. I know it sounds naïve, but dreaming is the first step to making them a reality. I had the honor of growing up in Baja California, in Kumiai lands, inContinue reading “Message From the Board President”

How Many Nature Reserves Are in San Quintin?

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos By Antonieta Valenzuela Baja California is a unique place where you can find a variety of landscapes: sandy beaches, mountains, pine forests, wetlands, matorral, agaves, volcanoes and amazing sunsets. Due to urban growth, these natural areas are more vulnerable; the habitats of thousands of plants and animals are in danger of being destroyed. Our missionContinue reading “How Many Nature Reserves Are in San Quintin?”

Vote for Our Project: Plastic-free San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos We have been working for more than two decades to protect Baja California and one of the places where we focus our efforts is San Quintin Bay.  This year we are participating in a contest of the European Outdoor Conservation Association, and if we win we will develop a project to reduce plastic pollution inContinue reading “Vote for Our Project: Plastic-free San Quintin”

New Project to Study Coastal Lagoons in Ensenada and San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos By Antonieta Valenzuela Through joint work between organizations, universities and research centers from Mexico and the United States, a project is being carried out in Ensenada and San Quintin to study the Estero de Punta Banda, in Ensenada, and San Quintin Bay.

What are Areas Destined for Conservation?

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos By Jorge Luis Basave Castillo This article was translated by Amairani Márquez and Manuel Eduardo Mendoza Few doubt about the biocultural diversity of Mexico and the importance of urgently encouraging sustainable development. What is less known is that most of the natural resources of Mexico are on socially and privately owned lands, which requires aContinue reading “What are Areas Destined for Conservation?”

On the Fire Line

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Text and photos by Chris Ives Fire moves through diverse landscapes on all corners of the earth, from the Siberian tundra to the African savanna, the pinelands of North America, to the Australian bush. As humans, we are destined to live with fire whether we choose to or not, and as a result there willContinue reading “On the Fire Line”