[HOT] Work begins on Mapping Africa's Protected Areas
Phil (The Geek) Wyatt
phil at wyatt-family.com
Wed Jan 14 21:12:46 UTC 2015
I am happy to pass the message on through the International Rangers Federation and the Thin Green Line movement
Cheers - Phil
From: John White [mailto:jwpwhite at gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, 15 January 2015 3:49 AM
To: hot at openstreetmap.org
Subject: [HOT] Work begins on Mapping Africa's Protected Areas
I am please to announce that work has begun on Mapping Africa's Protected Areas. The first two National Parks selected for mapping are Serengeti National Park (Task 834 <http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/834> ) and Niokolo-Koba National Park (Task 721 <http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/721> ).
As many of you are aware, Africa's National Parks, Nature Reserves and Game Reserves are an important and sustainable sources of foreign currency, jobs and upliftment in many countries on the African continent. Your assistance in mapping protected areas will help support tourism activity and therefore the surrounding communities.
For more information on the list of reserves to be mapped, please visit:
Our WikiProject <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_African_National_Parks_and_Reserves>
Our Facebook Page <https://www.facebook.com/mappingprotectedareas>
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