2017 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 18, 2017  | New Mexico

Chihuahuan Desert

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science concerned about environmental issues and as way to promote environmental understanding, during the Latino Week Conservation will be giving tours in the Muse...

Sponsor(s): Museum of Nature and Science

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July 21, 2017  | New Mexico

Movie Screening of “Estamos Aqui” and Community Conversation on the Cultural Connection of Hispanics to the Land, with light refreshments provided.

Estamos Aqui! We are here! The Latino population is the fastest growing American demographic. They are also among the most under-represented groups in conservation, outdoor recreation, and environmen...

Sponsor(s): Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting & the Outdoors (HECHO) and Latino Outdoors

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July 22, 2017  | New Mexico

Camping at Porvenir with s’mores and hot chocolate, and Community Conversation about Hispanic Connections to the Land

Please join us for a fun night of camping with s’mores & hot chocolate (this is open to all, including people who are not spending the night). Participants should bring their own food for dinnerR...

Sponsor(s): Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting & the Outdoors (HECHO)

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July 22, 2017  | New Mexico

Rafting the Rio Bravo

An early morning float and raft down the Rio Bravo in southern New Mexico. The Native and Mestizo history of the Rio Grande Valley flows down this historic river, which has been the lifeblood of…...

Sponsor(s): Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project, Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, Latino Outdoors, New Mexico Wildlife Federation

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July 23, 2017  | New Mexico

Morning Hike near Porvenir campgrounds

Please join us for an invigorating and beautiful morning hike after a night of camping at Porvenir campgrounds. Two different hike options will be provided. Option 1: A 3-hour moderate level hike. Opt...

Sponsor(s): Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting & the Outdoors

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July 09, 2018  | New Mexico

Forest Bound! - Summer Native Plant Immersion!

Join us for this FREE training for Latino Conservation Week where students are trained in native seed collection and cleaning, proper collection of plant specimens, vegetation monitoring, and data col...

Sponsor(s):

Santa Fe Native Plant Society of New Mexico

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July 12, 2018  | New Mexico

Floating the Rio Grande with Lynn Middle Community School

Its been a hot summer in Southern New Mexico, so we are floating the Rio Grande to cool down a bit.

Sponsor(s):

Friends of the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks

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July 17, 2018  | New Mexico

La Noche con La Familia at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden

A night of family fun for La Familia Patients and staff to get outside.

Sponsor(s):

Santa Fe Botanical Garden, Audubon New Mexico, La Familia Medical Center

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July 18, 2018  | New Mexico

Rio Grande Citizen Science Volunteer Day

Summer volunteers will join together to help monitor water quality along the Wild & Scenic Rio Grande! Lunch will be provided

Sponsor(s):

Bosque School Monitoring Program, Forest Service

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July 18, 2018  | New Mexico

Clean Buses for Healthy Niños Coalition Rally

This summer, governors from across the country will be meeting at the National Governors Association summer meeting in Santa Fe -- and we’ll be there, too, to remind our state executives that more t...

Sponsor(s):

Chispa NV

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July 18, 2018  | New Mexico

White Sands National Monument with Boys and Girls Club

The Friends will be taking a group from our local boys and Girls club to White Sands National Monument to learn more about what makes this place so special.

Sponsor(s):

Friends of the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks

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July 19, 2018  | New Mexico

Rio Grande Citizen Science Volunteer Day

Summer volunteers will join together to help monitor water quality along the Wild & Scenic Rio Grande! Lunch will be provided

Sponsor(s):

Bosque School Monitoring Program, Forest Service

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July 19, 2018  | New Mexico

Lynn Middle Community School Trip to Caballo Lake

Join Friends of OMDP and Lynn Middle Community School as we explore LWCF funded Caballo Lake State Park. Fishing, Hiking and swimming will be some of the fun activities.

Sponsor(s):

Friends of Organ Mountain Desert Peaks

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July 20, 2018  | New Mexico

Pine Tree Trail: Hike and Clean-up

Join us at the Aguirre Spring National Recreation Area inside the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument for a great hike on the Pine Tree Trail. We will be hiking the 4mile loop and cleaning ...

Sponsor(s):

BLM- Las Cruces District Office, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

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July 21, 2018  | New Mexico

Wild Rivers Art Paint Out

Come participate or watch/experience plain air painting at the 3rd annual Wild Rivers Plein Air Paint Out. The paint-out, July 17-20 is open to all artistic levels, ages and art mediums. It will be he...

Sponsor(s):

Questa Creative Council

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July 21, 2018  | New Mexico

#NuestroGila: Hike y Discada at Mogollon Box

Join us at the Mogollon Box recreation area located in the Gila National Forest adjacent to Nature Conservancy land. This area is beloved by our community as a place to spend hot summer days swimming&...

Sponsor(s):

Nuestro Gila, Upper Gila Watershed Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, Conservation Lands Foundation, New Mexico Wild

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July 21, 2018  | New Mexico

Rafting the Rio Bravo

To celebrate Latino Conservation Week, a group of Hispanic familias will be Rafting the Rio Bravo in southern New Mexico starting at Leaseburg Dam State Park. We'll also learn about the history of the...

Sponsor(s):

Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project

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July 21, 2018  | New Mexico

July Birding and Breakfast

Join Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge July 21st 7-10 am for birds and breakfast. The morning will begin with breakfast served in the education portable followed by bird watching at the refuge'...

Sponsor(s):

Friends of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge

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July 26, 2018  | New Mexico

Lynn Middle Community School trip to the Gila

The Friends and OMDP will be heading to the Gila, with a bonus stop at LWCF funded site, City of Rocks State Park.

Sponsor(s):

Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks

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July 27, 2018  | New Mexico

Ancestral Lands Day

Join us for a career day at El Morro with NPS staff who will explain what they do, why they do it and why you should too!

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation, National Park Service

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July 13, 2019  | New Mexico

3 Mile Dwelling Hike

Mile Dwelling is a hike up the West Fork of the Gila River. One of the segments being proposed for Wild & Scenic Designation. This hike is intermediate with numerous river crossings and beautiful ...

Sponsor(s):

New Mexico Wild

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July 13, 2019  | New Mexico

Bio Blitz at La Mancha Wetland

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, we’re having a BioBlitz at La Mancha Wetland! What’s a bio blitz, you ask? Basically, it’s a way that regular people and kids can participate in real scienc...

Sponsor(s):

Southwest Environmental Center

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July 14, 2019  | New Mexico

Mogollon Box

Mogollon Box also know has Box Canyon is a segment being proposed for Wild & Scenic designation. This hike with the help of Audubon, will focus on the birds that occupy Mogollon Box year roundR...

Sponsor(s):

New Mexico Wild

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July 15, 2019  | New Mexico

Bilingual Sunset Stroll at Dripping Springs Natural Area

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, we will be hosting a sunset hike at Dripping Springs Natural Area. We will learn about the history and the natural environment of this beautiful place as the full...

Sponsor(s):

New Mexico Wild and the Bureau of Land Management- Las Cruces District Office

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July 15, 2019  | New Mexico

Continental Divide Trail

Silver City is known has The Gateway to the Continental Divide. This hike will begin at the Upper Little Walnut Parking Lot and will be approx. 4 miles round trip. The trail is well maintained…

Sponsor(s):

New Mexico Wild & Continental Divide Trail Coalition

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July 17, 2019  | New Mexico

Rio Grande River Float

As part of our summer work with the Boys and Girls club and the Lynn Community Middle School, this event is for underprivileged middle school students who have not experienced the beauty of nature.

Sponsor(s):

Friends of Organ Mountain Desert Peaks

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July 18, 2019  | New Mexico

"Ay Mariposa" Film Screening

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, we are hosting the New Mexico premiere of Ay Mariposa. The film’s subjects include: Marianna Trevino Wright, Director of the National Butterfly Center, Zulema H...

Sponsor(s):

Southwest Environmental Center

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July 20, 2019  | New Mexico

Grapevine Hike and Comida

Come join us for food, a float, and a hike! The Grapevine is adjacent to the first designated Wilderness area in the country. Participants can enjoy exploring the Grapevine and the Gila River, or can&...

Sponsor(s):

New Mexico Wild and the Conservation Lands Foundation

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July 20, 2019  | New Mexico

Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Birds and Breakfast

Join us for a wonderful morning of Birds and Breakfast and to celebrate Latino Conservation week July 20th 8-11 am at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Breakfast begins at 8 am in the refuge̷...

Sponsor(s):

Friends of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge

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July 21, 2019  | New Mexico

Raft the Rio Bravo

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 Founda...

Sponsor(s):

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

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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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