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Parks for Life Announces World Parks Day

Parks for Life Announces World Parks Day
July 16, 2010

Details of the third World Parks Day, to be held on Saturday 18th September 2010, have been announced by Parks for Life.

Parks for Life is also a worldwide network for those who care about their parks. Within this network organisations can sign up and have access to a shared knowledge base of documents and meeting notes from its yearly forums. Organisations can promote World Parks Day Events and solicit volunteers for their organisations.

Locations currently involved in World Parks Day include:

Australia
Adelaide - Brookfield Conservation Park (Conservation Volunteers Australia)
Beelu National Park and the Perth Hills National Parks Centre, Western Australia (WA Department of Environment and Conservation)
Blue Mountains National Park - Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area
Canberra - Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (Conservation Volunteers Australia)
Cape Range National Park, Western Australia (WA Department of Environment and Conservation)
Centennial Parklands, Sydney
Derwent Bridge - Lake St.Clair National Park
Gold Coast City Council - Coombabah Wetlands Mountain Bike Ride and Broadwater Parklands at Southport
Mt Hotham Alpine National Park
Parramatta Park, NSW - Parramatta Park Trust
Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania - free entry to all National Parks in Tasmania
Wodonga - Chiltern-Mount Pilot National Park 

Hong Kong SAR
Tsing Yi Park

Japan
Akashi Kaikyo Park - Parks and Recreation Foundation
Musashi Hillside Park, Namegawa - Parks and Recreation Foundation
Takino Suzuran Hillside Park, Sapporo - Parks and Recreation Foundation

New Zealand
Gisborne Parks, Gisborne District Council
Ngati Otara Park, Manukau City Council (annual cnnual Community clean up of local sports park and stream network).
Otari Native Botanic Garden - The Botanic Gardens of Wellington, New Zealand

Singapore
Dairy Farm Nature Park
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

For details contact the Parks Forum Australia and New Zealand on 03 9416 2080, E: info@parksforum.orgwww.parksforum.org

19th August 2009 - WORLD PARKS DAY ONE MONTH AWAY


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