2019 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 21, 2019

Raft the Rio Bravo

Event Description:

Get ready to raft (or float, sometimes walk) the Rio Bravo for Latino Conservation Week!
Friends of Organ Mountains, the Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project, Latino Outdoors and Hispanic Access Foundation have teamed up to sponsor another awesome trip down the Rio Bravo to honor the contributions of the Hispanic/Latinx community to conservation efforts across the country, and to get out and enjoy nature.

Please RSVP below by Monday, July 1. We are capped at 30 participants, so RSVP sooner than later!

We will provide a float, paddles, lunch, and a good time.

You should plan on bringing sunscreen, huaraches (or your water shoes of choice), agua, a towel, and shades. We will have have a community "cooler" for all your beverages.

Before we launch, we will be learning about the history of the Robledo Mountains, the human habitation of the Rio Bravo in southern New Mexico, and some recent wins for creating equity in outdoor recreation.

RSVP here: 

https://forms.gle/9dBGDS2bqzPG5JWn8



Event Sponsor(s):

Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project, Friends of Organ Mountain Desert Peaks, Latino Outdoors, Hispanic Access Foundation


Date & time:
July 21, 2019
9:00 am  -  1:00 pm

Location:
Leasburg Dam State Park
Buffalo Soldier Trail, Las Cruces, NM 88007
Las Cruces, NM, 88007

Open to the Public:
Yes

Cost:
Free

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Gabe Vasquez with Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project at 484-639-4534 or gabe.vasqueznm@gmail.com.


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Latino Conservation Week is a collection of events from variety of organizations. Hispanic Access Foundation is only directly responsible for events in which it is listed as a sponsor. 

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