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”

Plastic-free San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos A few months ago we asked for your support to vote for a project we were competing in. We received many votes, but we didn’t win. After that, a second vote was held among the members of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) and they decided to fund our project! This is great news! ThisContinue reading “Plastic-free San Quintin”

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?”

Art exhibition: Travesía

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 10 minutos For centuries art has been a tool that has helped us to know and understand the natural world. Before cameras existed, explorers and painters showed us the nature that surrounded them through drawings, painting and other disciplines. The collective exhibition Travesia (journey in English) seeks to share the source of inspiration that nature provides. It’sContinue reading “Art exhibition: Travesía”

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.

Endangered Dudleyas

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos By Mirna Borrego and Antonieta Valenzuela Did you know that some plants depend on the rich soil of the volcanic valley of San Quintin to survive? These are highly protected endemisms that you can only find in the nature reserves, and others belong exclusively to the San Quintin dunes. One of these plants is theContinue reading “Endangered Dudleyas”

10 Things To Do in San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos Por Antonieta Valenzuela y Vitza Cabrera Discover the natural attractions that San Quintin offers: beaches, dunes, wetlands, volcanoes and nature reserves where endangered wildlife is protected. Visiting the wetlands. Walking the Monte Ceniza trail. Visiting the oyster fields. Taking photos at the Mirador Valle Volcanico. Eating at La Chorera. Taking photos of the sunset onContinue reading “10 Things To Do in San Quintin”

Activities To Celebrate Wetlands

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos Last week we celebrated World Wetlands Day, and one of the activities we did in San Quintin was an outdoor display of the art exhibition Travesía: una mirada al mundo natural de San Quintín. The collection includes photos, acrylic paintings, embroideries, and stories, all of which are inspired by the natural beauty of San Quintin.

Responsible Tourism Meeting

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos By Mirna Borrego and Vitza Cabrera Given the growing demand of visitors at the natural areas in San Quintin, together with the Secretariat of Sustainable Economy and Tourism we convened the first meeting for responsible tourism aimed at local and regional tourism service providers. The goal was to provide information on the importance of goodContinue reading “Responsible Tourism Meeting”