2017 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 20, 2019

Migration is Beautiful Living History and Conservation Event

Event Description:

Help us celebrate Latinx Living History and Conservation at Fort Larned! Hispanic Traders were a powerful presence along the Santa Fe Trail from 1821-1878. Come learn about our history while feasting on traditional Mexican food and watching ballet folklorico dance performances at a real 19th century fort. Kids can help create Monarch Butterfly habitat with our giant Milkweed seed ball launcher. Family friendly crafts, live blacksmith demonstrations, film screenings and so much more!

Ayudanos a celebrar nuestra herencia y ayuda al medio ambiente! Los comerciantes Hispanos fueron una fuerza en el Camino de Santa Fe de 1821 a 1878. Ven y aprende nuestra historia. Disfruta comida tradicional y contempla al ballet folklórico tradicional en un fuerte del siglo 19. Los niños pueden ayudar a crear habitats para las mariposas monarca con bolas gigantes de semillas de Milkweed y barro. Artesanias para toda la familia. Demostraciónes en vivo del arte de la herraria, peliculas y mucho mas!

Event Sponsor(s):

Patrocinado por el National Park Service, Fort Larned National Historic Site, Playa Azul, Environment for the Americas, World Migratory Bird Day, Barton County Conservation District, y Great Bend High School Ballet Folklorico!

Date & time:
July 20, 2019
10 am  -  4 pm

Fort Larned National Historic Site
1767 KS HWY
Larned, KS, 67550

Open to the Public:


Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Sienna Cordoba with Latino Heritage Internship Project at 620-285-6911 or siennita@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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