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Murray Beach Provincial Park

Murray Beach Provincial Park, is a provincial park in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada. Located on Route 955 on the Northumberland Strait near the Little Shemogue River.

                                               

National Landmarks (Canada)

A National Landmark is a type of protected area in Canada. In the 1970s and 1980s, the Government of Canada envisioned establishing a system of National Landmarks in order to protect natural features considered to be "outstanding, exceptional, un ...

                                               

Nirjutiqavvik National Wildlife Area

Nirjutiqavvik National Wildlife Area is a National Wildlife Area on Coburg Island within Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Baffin Bays Lady Ann Strait between Ellesmere Island, to the north, and Devon Island to the south. The NWA inc ...

                                               

Northwest Passage Territorial Park

The Northwest Passage Territorial Park is located at Gjoa Haven, on King William Island, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. The park consists of six areas that show in part the history of the exploration of the Northwest Passage and the first suc ...

                                               

Oka National Park

Oka National Park is a small provincially administered park, located between the village of Oka and Pointe-Calumet on the north shore of Lac des Deux Montagnes in Quebec, Canada. The Park is home to one of the largest heronries in Quebec and the ...

                                               

Plaisance National Park

Plaisance National Park is a provincial park located near Plaisance in the province of Quebec, Canada. The park was established on March 22, 2002 and covers an area of 28.3 square kilometres.

                                               

Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area

Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area is a National Wildlife Area on Bathurst Island within Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. It is on federal Crown land, and is administered by the Canadian Wildlife Service, a division of Environment Canada, with r ...

                                               

Prince Leopold Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary

The Prince Leopold Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary is a migratory bird sanctuary in Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. It is located on Prince Leopold Island within Lancaster Sound at the junction of Prince Regent Inlet and Barrow Strait. It was estab ...

                                               

Red Point Provincial Park

Red Point Provincial Park is a provincial park in Prince Edward Island, Canada. With its beach, Red Point is very popular with most families, and is not far away from the town of Souris. Often there are organized activities or special events for ...

                                               

Souris Beach Provincial Park

Souris Beach Provincial Park is a day-use provincial park located near the town of Souris in eastern Prince Edward Island, Canada. The beach is very shallow, allowing visitors to walk several hundred feet from shore on an all sand bottom. The sha ...

                                               

Swan-Pelican Provincial Forest

Manitobas Swan-Pelican Provincial Forest lies just west of Lake Winnipegosis, and is named for the two smaller lakes in the area, Swan Lake and Pelican Lake. The forest has an area of 3.705 km², and is the second-largest provincial forest in Mani ...

                                               

Taylor Head Beach

Taylor Head Beach is a provincial park on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is located 11 km southwest of Sheet Harbour, near the community of Spry Bay. The park has 1 km 0.62 mi of sandy beach and 22 km 14 mi of scenic hiking trails, ...

                                               

Twin Islands Wildlife Sanctuary

The Twin Islands Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the Twin Islands, including North Twin Island and South Twin Island, within central James Bay. The wildlife sanctuary received its desig ...

                                               

Yamaska National Park

Yamaska National Park is a provincial park centered on the man-made Choiniere Reservoir. It is located in the municipalities of Roxton Pond and Saint-Joachim-de-Shefford in La Haute-Yamaska Regional County Municipality, just northeast of Granby, ...

                                               

Acuiferos Guacimo y Pococi Protected Zone

Acuiferos Guacimo y Pococi Protected Zone is a Nature reserve, part of the Tortuguero Conservation Area, in the Limon Province of northeastern Costa Rica, which protects the recharge area of the Guacimo and Pococi rivers.

                                               

Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area

Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in the northern part of Costa Rica. It contains a national park, a forest reserve and number of wildlife refuges.

                                               

Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area

Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in the central part of Costa Rica, near the Arenal Volcano and covering the Cordillera de Tilaran. It contains a number of Natio ...

                                               

Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge

Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge, part of the Tortuguero Conservation Area, in Limon Province in the northeastern part of Costa Rica. It is the second largest rain forest preserve in the country and protects areas that cont ...

                                               

Camaronal Wildlife Refuge

The Camaronal Wildlife Refuge is a Wildlife refuge of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, on the Pacific Coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. The refuge was created for the protection of sea turtles nesting sites for Leatherback, Olive ...

                                               

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge is a Wildlife refuge, part of the Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area, in the northern part of Costa Rica twenty kilometers south of Los Chiles near the border with Nicaragua in the Alajuela province. The refuge is a ...

                                               

Cariari National Wetlands

Cariari National Wetlands is a nature reserve, part of both the Tortuguero and Caribbean La Amistad Conservation Areas, in the Limon Province of northeastern Costa Rica. It protects mangrove swamps and marine areas on the Caribbean coast. It cove ...

                                               

Caribbean La Amistad Conservation Area

Caribbean La Amistad Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in the eastern part of Costa Rica, on the Caribbean coast. It contains several national parks, and a number wildlife refug ...

                                               

Central Pacific Conservation Area

Central Pacific Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in the southwestern part of Costa Rica, on the Pacific coast. It contains four National Parks, and a number Wildlife refuges an ...

                                               

Central Volcanic Conservation Area

Central Volcanic Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in the central part of Costa Rica, notably the volcanic areas of the Cordillera Central. It contains four National Parks, and ...

                                               

Cipanci Wildlife Refuge

The Cipanci Wildlife Refuge is a Wildlife refuge of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, and protects tropical forest and wetlands on the banks of the Tempisque River near Abangares in the Guanacaste Province.

                                               

Corredor Fronterizo Wildlife Refuge

Corredor Fronterizo Wildlife Refuge is a Wildlife refuge, running through Arenal Huetar Norte, Guanacaste, Central Volcanic and Tortuguero Conservation Areas, in the northern part of Costa Rica running as a 2.000 metre wide strip of land along th ...

                                               

Cueva Murcielago Wildlife Refuge

The Cueva Murcielago Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, and protects tropical forest in the coastal areas of the southern Nicoya Peninsula near Cabuya.

                                               

Curi Cancha Wildlife Refuge

Curi Cancha Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in the central part of Costa Rica, which forms part of the Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area and protects cloud forest in the Cordillera de Tilaran near Juntas. The refuge entrance is about a kilome ...

                                               

Curu Wildlife Refuge

The Peje teton Max is a Wildlife refuge of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, tropical dry forests on the southern Nicoya Peninsula, near Tambor. Although it is a wildlife refuge it is also private property forming part of a ran ...

                                               

Dr. Archie Carr Wildlife Refuge

Dr. Archie Carr Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge located within the Tortuguero Conservation Area, in the Limon Province of northeastern Costa Rica. The refuge is located north of the village of Tortuguero, between the Barra del Colorado Wildl ...

                                               

Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve

The Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve is a Nature Reserve of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, which encompasses the four islands including Guayabo and los Pajaros in the Gulf of Nicoya. It is the location for many nesting sit ...

                                               

Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge

Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge, also called the Bahia Junquillal National Wildlife Refuge, is a 4.38 km 2 wildlife refuge in Guanacaste Province of northwestern Costa Rica. It is a part of the Guanacaste Conservation Area and the Area de Conserva ...

                                               

La Ceiba Wildlife Refuge

The La Ceiba Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, which protects tropical forest on the Nicoya Peninsula near the small village of San Rafael de Paquera in the Puntarenas Province. The area ...

                                               

Lacustrino de Tamborcito Wetlands

Lacustrino de Tamborcito Wetlands is a Nature Reserve, part of the Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area, in the northern part of Costa Rica about 80 miles north of San Jose, to the east of Boca Tapada. It protects wetland forest areas near the b ...

                                               

Laguna Las Camelias Wildlife Refuge

Laguna Las Camelias Wildlife Refuge, also the Camelias Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge, is a wildlife refuge that is part of the Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area, in the northern part of Costa Rica, near Upala in the Alajuela Province, close ...

                                               

Laguna Maquenque Wetlands

Laguna Maquenque Wetlands, also the Palustrino Laguna Maquenque Wetlands or the Laguna Maquenque Palustrine Wetlands was a nature reserve, administratively part of the Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area, in the northern part of Costa Rica near ...

                                               

Las Nubes Rainforest Preserve

The Las Nubes Rainforest Preserve is a 145 hectare conservation reserve that is located an hour outside the city of San Isidro de El General, in San Jose Province, Costa Rica. The property was donated to York University by Dr. Woody Fisher in 199 ...

                                               

Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge

Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge was created in 2005 from older existing reserves such as Cerro El Jardin Forest Reserve, Cureña Forest Reserve, Laguna Maquenque Wetlands and the Lacustrino de Tamborcito Wetlands. In 1998 a number of ornitholog ...

                                               

Mata Redonda Wildlife Refuge

The Mata Redonda Wildlife Refuge is a Wildlife refuge of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, which protects tropical forest and wetlands near the Tempisque River and the town of Rosario, Guanacaste. It consists of seasonal palust ...

                                               

Miravalles Jorge Manuel Dengo National Park

Miravalles Jorge Manuel Dengo National Park, previously known as Miravalles Protected Zone, is a national park and nature reserve in the central part of Costa Rica, which forms part of the Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area. The site contains the M ...

                                               

Osa Conservation Area

Osa Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in Costa Rica, on the southern Pacific coast region. It contains two National Parks, and numerous Wildlife refuges and other types of natur ...

                                               

Ostional Wildlife Refuge

The Ostional Wildlife Refuge is an 85.7 km 2 Wildlife refuge of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, was originally declared a protected area in 1982, and its status has been changed several times since then, including covering a ...

                                               

Pacific La Amistad Conservation Area

Pacific La Amistad Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in the southern part of Costa Rica, on the Pacific side of the Continental Divide. It contains several National Parks, and a ...

                                               

Riberino Zapandi Wetlands

Riberino Zapandi Wetlands is a nature reserve in Guanacaste Province, northwestern Costa Rica. The nature reserve is within the national Guanacaste Conservation Area and Tempisque Conservation Area.

                                               

Romelia Wildlife Refuge

The Romelia Wildlife Refuge is a 415-acre Wildlife refuge in Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, near Montezuma, Costa Rica on the Nicoya Peninsula.

                                               

Tamarindo Wildlife Refuge

The Tamarindo Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, protects the estuary and river mouth of the Matapalo River near the Las Baulas National Marine Park.

                                               

Tempisque Conservation Area

Tempisque Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in the western part of Costa Rica, including the Tempisque River valley and the Nicoya Peninsula. It contains a number of National Pa ...

                                               

Tortuguero Conservation Area

Tortuguero Conservation Area is an administrative area which is managed by SINAC for the purposes of conservation in Limon Province, northeastern Costa Rica. It contains a national park, several wildlife refuges and protected zones.

                                               

Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge

Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge is located on the southwestern side of Puerto Rico in the municipio of Cabo Rojo. It was established in 1974, when 587 acres of land were obtained by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from the Central Intellige ...

                                               

Culebra National Wildlife Refuge

The Culebra National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge in Puerto Rico. It is part of the Caribbean Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex, which is a unit of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It is the site of the former Camp Roos ...