2018 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 20, 2018

A Wild Day at The Great Swamp

Event Description:

Hispanic Access Foundations Interns at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge plan to engage Groundwork Elizabeth youth with the environment by exposing them to wildlife and its’ surroundings. These interns will host around 15 to 20 urban youth by educating them with live birds from the Raptor Trust following up with a bird watch. After lunch, the interns will proceed with an educational presentation about Julia Carabias Lillo, a Mexican Ecologist and Environmentalist then will follow up with a special showing of the documentary Leche y Miel. The event with close off with an hour of archery.



Event Sponsor(s):
Hispanic Access Foundation, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, The Friends of Great Swamp, The Raptor Trust, Groundwork Elizabeth, Columbia Sportswear Company

Date & time:
July 20, 2018
10:00 am  -  3:00 pm

Location:
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Visitor Center
32 Pleasant Plains Rd.
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920

Open to the Public:
No

Cost:
free for participants

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Kelly Vera with USFWS and Hispanic Access Foundation at 732-575-6077 or Kellyileen06@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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