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: 9 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”

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”

Sixth San Quintin Bay Bird Festival

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos The sixth edition of the San Quintin Bay Bird Festival was possible thanks to 200 people. This year we launched a virtual and in-person schedule to celebrate migratory shorebirds that come to the bay every year. More than 35,000 migratory shorebirds rest and feed in this natural sanctuary that we protect every day. The pillarsContinue reading “Sixth San Quintin Bay Bird Festival”

One Week as a Park Ranger

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos By Charlotte Vizzuett The work of the park rangers is one of those tasks that we imagine as a constant walk through trails with spectacular views in paradisiacal places. Although part of their activities are carried out in natural areas that they help protect, there is also the other part of the work, the oneContinue reading “One Week as a Park Ranger”

What is the Public Use Program?

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos By Vitza Cabrera There is a great variety of productive and recreational activities in San Quintin. If we manage to understand, organize and plan them, each of these activities can develop in a harmonious way. Everyone can have access to the bay and enjoy it, as well as contribute to its protection.  For this reason,Continue reading “What is the Public Use Program?”