2018 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 21, 2018

Family Camp Out and Conservation Project on Mount Elbert

Event Description:

Help maintain a high-use trail on Mount Elbert--the tallest of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks--during this one-night multi-generational camp out. We invite the whole family to participate in this fun, educational community event to restore a piece of the South Mount Elbert Trail. Attendees ages 14 and over are invited to participate in trail work, and an educational program will be provided for kids ages 7-14. Educational topics presented to all ages will include: Basic Camping, A "Be Bear Aware" Wildlife Talk, and Leave No Trace Ethics. Get Outdoors Leadville! will be providing lunch and dinner during the weekend. This event is perfect for families, first-time campers, and those interested in dipping their feet into the world of trail construction and maintenance.

**This event is for ages 7 and up. RSVP is required.

Event Sponsor(s):
National Forest Foundation, Get Outdoors Leadville!, the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, and the US Forest Service

Date & time:
July 21, 2018  -   July 22, 2018
10:00 am  -  2:00 pm

Location:
Meet at the Mount Elbert Forebay
South Mount Elbert Trail
Twin Lakes, CO, 81251

Open to the Public:
Yes

Cost:
Free, RSVP required.

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Andrea Kurth with San Isabel National Forest, Leadville Ranger District at 7194867418 or akurth@fs.fed.us.


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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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