2018 Latino Conservation Week Events

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June 24, 2018  | Maryland

Masonville Cove Latino Conservation Day

This event looks to engage Latino congregation, Templo De Alabanza Y Restauracion (TAYR), in interactive outdoor activities including: fishing, nature walk, creature feature, and archery. TAYR is curr...

Sponsor(s): Masonville Cove Urban Wildlife Refuge Partners, Environmental Protection Agency, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Hispanic Access Foundation

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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 11, 2018  | District of Columbia

Paddle the Potomac - Alternative Happy Hour

Kick off Latino Conservation Week early at this alternative happy hour celebrating the beautiful Potomac River! All skill levels welcome as there will be a paddle and introduction safety demonstration...

Sponsor(s): Potomac Conservancy, Latino Outdoors, Wild & Scenic Rivers 50th Coalition

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July 12, 2018  | California

The Natural History Museum of L.A. County’s Mobile Museum: An Ocean Experience @ Parks After Dark

The Natural History Museum of LA County’s Mobile Museum: An Ocean Experience is visiting Parks After Dark! Aboard the Mobile Museum, participants experience a simulation of a human operated submersi...

Sponsor(s): Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation

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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 12, 2018  | Arizona

El Vuelo de las Mariposas - The Flight of the Butterflies

Acompáñenos el Jueves, 12 de Julio de 2018 a las 7:30pm para una presentación especial del documental "El Vuelo de las Mariposas" en Las Milpitas de Cottonwood (2405 S Cottonwood Ln.; Tucson, AZ 85...

Sponsor(s): Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Latino Outdoors and Sierra Club

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July 12, 2018  | Wisconsin

The History of the Menomonee Valley: Bike Tour

Join us on a bike ride through the Menomonee Valley and Three Bridges Park and learn about how it transformed from a fertile rice marsh to an industrial hub to a national model of environmental…

Sponsor(s): Urban Ecology Center - Menomonee Valley

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July 13, 2018  | Idaho

Campamento Familiar

Families will embark on a three day trip in Idaho to explore the Snake River and Boise National Forest. Through baptisms in the Wild and Scenic River, fishing, camping and hiking activities, families...

Sponsor(s): Saron de Rosa, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 13, 2018  | California

The Natural History Museum of L.A. County’s Mobile Museum: An Ocean Experience @ Parks After Dark

The Natural History Museum of LA County’s Mobile Museum: An Ocean Experience is visiting Parks After Dark! Aboard the Mobile Museum, participants experience a simulation of a human operated submersi...

Sponsor(s): Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation

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July 14, 2018  | Colorado

Latino Conservation Week Kickoff Celebration

Join us to start the celebration around Latino Conservation Week! The whole family is invited to participate in fun activities, from a mini "Family Olympics" to multiple guided hikes. Constituents can...

Sponsor(s): Conservation Colorado, Protégete

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July 14, 2018  | Maryland

Wild & Scenic Anacostia River Pontoon Trip

To celebrate LCW 2018, the Anacostia Watershed Society in partnership with the Chispa program of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters and the US Forest Service will hold two pontoon boat trips o...

Sponsor(s): Anacostia Watershed Society, CHISPA, Latino Outdoors, Empoderate

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July 14, 2018  | Virginia

Wild Wilderness Women Canoe Trip

For Latinx Conservation Week, join a Latinx/WoC led celebration of the beautiful shenandoah river for a two day canoe trip.This is a beginner friendly canoe trip as the river is mostly flat, there are...

Sponsor(s):

Wild Wilderness Women

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July 14, 2018  | Arizona

Make a Splash at the Verde River!

Hang out with a group of young Latinxs at the Salt River as we enjoy our beautiful river and stay cool for the Verde Spooktacular Monster Halloween Event! COORDINATE COSTUMES WITH US. Todos son bienve...

Sponsor(s): Salt River Tubing

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July 14, 2018  | California

Point Reyes National Seashore Ranger Program (History of Point Reyes Rancheros)

To Celebrate Latino Conservation Week, July 14 - 21, the Bear Valley Visitor Center will have a Ranger Program on the history of the Rancheros in Point Reyes that were here 150 years ago. The…

Sponsor(s):

Point Reyes National Seashore, Hispanic Access Foundation, Latino Heritage Internship Program and Environment for the Americas

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July 14, 2018  | New York

Latino Conservation Week: Hike with LO NYC at Harriman State Park!

Join Latino Outdoors NYC on Saturday, July 14th for a beginner hike at Harriman State Park in Stony Point, NY. This event is FREE! Meeting Location: La Finca del Sur (110 E 138th Street, Bronx…

Sponsor(s): Latino Outdoors

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July 14, 2018  | Arizona

Pollinator Garden Installation at El Rio Preserve

Join Tucson Audubon and the Town of Marana as we jointly install a large pollinator garden among the landscape plantings near the ramada at the new parking lot for the El Rio Preserve. The heavy…...

Sponsor(s): Tucson Audubon Society and Town of Marana

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July 14, 2018  | Arizona

Grand Canyon Day Trip

Alive Youth Yuma will be embarking on a journey to Grand Canyon National Park where we will tour the canyon and observe how the Colorado River has carved through the Earth and its layers and…

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, Alive Youth Yuma

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July 14, 2018  | California

The Sky’s The Limit

LCW in San Bernardino County is going to be amazing! Attendees will visit Black Rock Nature Center in Yucca Valley and will hear about careers in conservation. Then a Park Ranger will accompany us for...

Sponsor(s): Joshua Tree National Park, The Sky’s The Limit Observatory

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July 14, 2018  | California

Sharing Historias: Un Día En Manzanar

This event will emphasize the intersectionality of all communities in regards to civil rights as we share a day of learning and educating towards the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World W...

Sponsor(s): Manzanar National Historic Site

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July 14, 2018  | California

Los Angeles Kick Off Event!

Nature For All invites you to a Community Clean up + Kick off Celebration for Latino Conservation Week on July 14th, at Wildwood Picnic Area (in the Angeles National Forest) from 8am-2pm! The event is...

Sponsor(s): Nature For All

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July 14, 2018  | California

Emerald Necklace Stewardship Event: Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Community Science

Our event will focus on educating people on the benefits of trees and urban greening. Activities during this event will provide people with knowledge of how to properly study different tree species an...

Sponsor(s): Amigos de los Rios & Nature for All

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July 14, 2018  | Georgia

Rescued Wildlife Tour - Owls, Hawks, and more!

Guests will visit AWARE, meet rescued AWARE ambassador wildlife including owls, hawks, bobcats, and skunks, and learn about peaceful coexistence with wildlife. The tour will be presented with guides s...

Sponsor(s): AWARE Wildlife Center

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July 14, 2018  | Rhode Island

Saturday Science at Kelly House

Every Saturday in July and August the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park will be conducting outdoor recreation and science exploration activities at the Captain Wilbur Kelly House Museum...

Sponsor(s): Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park

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July 14, 2018  | Texas

Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque Scavenger Hunt

Visit the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and see through the eyes of a Spanish explorer 300 years ago and discover the natural resources that were important for the native peoples. Pick...

Sponsor(s): San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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July 14, 2018  | California

Fort Ord National Monument Mountain Bike Ride!

FORT Friends (a 501-c-3 nonprofit) and partner the Fort Ord Cycle Paths (local bike club), Salinas, CA are hosting an easy mountain bike ride at the Fort Ord National Monument. *Includes lunch at noon...

Sponsor(s): FORT Friends, Fort Ord Cycle Paths

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July 14, 2018  | California

Trails & Tacos- Una Caminata Y Tacos

Latino Conservation Week-Disfrutando y Conservando Nuestra Tierra- is set for 7/14-22, 2018 with a great local event on Sat., 7/14. Join Los Padres ForestWatch and Santa Barbara County Trails Council ...

Sponsor(s): Los Padres ForestWatch, Santa Barbara County Trails Council, REI, Figueroa Mountain Brewery, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 14, 2018  | California

Entre Gigantes - A Walk Among Giants

Experiencia entre los árboles más altos del mundo! en la Reserva Natural Estatal Montgomery Woods junto a una a guía Interpretativa. Charla y caminata gratuita y abiertas al público. Caminata y Ch...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, Latino Outdoors, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Save the Redwoods League, Rock Star Massage

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July 14, 2018  | Utah

Limpieza del Río Jordan en Canoa - Jordan River Canoe Cleanup

Join Hartland Community 4 Youth and Families and partners from the Jordan River Commission, The Utah Sierra Club, And SUWA for a service outing on the Jordan River in honor of Latino Conservation Week...

Sponsor(s): Heartland Community for Youth and Families, Jordan River Commission, Utah Chapter Sierra Club, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, University Neighborhood Partners, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance

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July 14, 2018  | Maryland

Día de Pesca Gratis/Free Fishing Day

Ven y acompáñanos a pescar en el refugio en este programa dedicado especialmente para principiantes. El refugio proveerá cañas para pescar, anzuelos, y cebo para pescar. No olvides traer agua, blo...

Sponsor(s): USFWS and HAF

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July 14, 2018  | Maryland

Tour Bilingüe en el Tranvía (sabado y domingo)/Bilingual Tram Tour (Saturday and Sunday)

Ven y descubre el bosque en Patuxent. Aprende sobre la vida salvaje que llama Patuxent casa, en tranvía eléctrico a través del bosque. No olvides traer agua, y repelente para mosquitos. Este evento...

Sponsor(s):

HAF and USFWS

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July 14, 2018  | California

Tree Indexing with Climate Resolve & AMIGOS

We want to know how much tree canopy is available at Whittier Narrows! Trees are essential to combat the urban heat island effect. In urban and suburban areas where impermeable surfaces (asphalt, conc...

Sponsor(s): Climate Resolve, Amigos de los Rios

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July 14, 2018  | Washington

Vamos Tide Pooling

Hola Amigxs, ¡Vamos a la playa! Este 14 de julio, los expertos en biología marina del acuario de Seattle nos acompañarán a Lincoln Park. Exploraremos los pozos que se forman en la marea baja para&...

Sponsor(s): Seattle Aquarium

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July 15, 2018  | District of Columbia

Sanity Sundays Summer Yoga Series with East Side Yoga at the Uline Arena REI! - 90's hip hop session!

TLC. Biggie. Janet Jackson. Warren G. Destiny's Child. Tupac. The Fugees. Need we say more? Join us Sunday, July 15th for the 90's Hip Hop rendition of our Sanity Sunday Yoga Series. Doors open for...

Sponsor(s): East Side Yoga, REI

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July 15, 2018  | Nevada

Picnic at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Join Chispa NV and the Nevada Conservation League for a day of food and fun at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park! We will have fun activities and presentations around the work Chispa and the NevadaR...

Sponsor(s): Chispa NV, Nevada Conservation League

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July 15, 2018  | Washington

Latina Trail Crew at Mt. Rainier

The Latina Trail Crew is comprised of 6 youth and 2 leaders who will be spending a week engaging in stewardship and care of Mt. Rainier National Park. Youth participants will be paid a $150…

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors, Washington Trails Association, Washington National Park Fund, MSR, REI

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July 15, 2018  | California

Redwood Hike: Hiouchi Trail, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

Join EPIC for a Redwood hike through Hiouchi Trail in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. This hike will meander through an enchanting forest landscape watched over by towering giants. The stunning ol...

Sponsor(s): Latino Outdoors, Environmental Protection and Information Center (EPIC)

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July 15, 2018  | California

Sharing Historias: A Day on Immigration and Civil Rights in the US

We will have this event both on July 15th and July 20th. The tour will begin with a showing of Remembering Manzanar, followed by a tour of the scale model and Block 14 which consists…

Sponsor(s): Manzanar National Historic Site; Latino Internship Program; Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 15, 2018  | Maryland

Healthy Parks, Healthy People - 5k Fun Run/Walk

Montgomery Parks and Latino Outdoors kick off Latino Conservation Week at Brookside Gardens with an enjoyable 5k Fun Run/Walk around the Garden’s HeartSmart Trail. Before or after the run/walk be su...

Sponsor(s): Montgomery Parks, Latino Outdoors

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July 15, 2018  | Arizona

LCW on the Arizona National Scenic Trail

Join the Arizona Trail Association and the Coronado National Forest in celebrating Latino Conservation Week building new Arizona Trail! We have started a project in Happy Jack, just southeast of Flags...

Sponsor(s): Arizona Trail Association, Coconino National Forest, Latino Outdoors Flagstaff

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July 16, 2018  | Maryland

Caminata con las Aves/ Bird walk

Visita Patuxent y aprende sobre las aves que viven en Maryland. Aprende como buscar las aves en el bosque sus canciones y sonidos en esta divertida caminata por el refugio. Binoculares serán proveíd...

Sponsor(s): HAF and USFWS

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July 16, 2018  | Pennsylvania

Family Science Night: Pioneros de la Conservación

Bring the family for a night of science exploration. To celebrate Latino Conservation Week, displays and activities will focus on the conservation efforts of environmental leaders of Latino heritage. ...

Sponsor(s): Keystone State Park

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July 16, 2018  | Minnesota

Connecting Latino Youth to Nature

During Latino Conservation Week there will be two camps coming to the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge to experience the environment in a whole new way. Latino youth will get to talk about na...

Sponsor(s): Refuge Friends Inc./Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge/Minnesota DNR

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July 16, 2018  | Arizona

Canyon Lake Kayaking and Clean up

We are celebrating Latino Conservation Week with a trip to Canyon Lake for a morning of flat-water kayaking, beach games, and swimming, with youth from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Phoenix and C...

Sponsor(s): Sierra Club - Our Wild America, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter, Chispa AZ, and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Phoenix

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July 16, 2018  | California

LEADing on the Water

Finding sea turtles, birds and fish is the goal of a partnership between Outdoor Outreach and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Participants will spend the day kayaking and learning about the native h...

Sponsor(s):

San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Good Neighbor Project

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July 16, 2018  | Michigan

SVRC Youth Conservation Corp work day

Invasive species education and removal around Headquarters, 6975 Mower rd, Saginaw, MI (Autumn Olive and Buckthorn). SVRC Youth Conservation Corp will be learning about invasive plant species that hav...

Sponsor(s): US Fish and Wildlife Service

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July 16, 2018  | California

Free Lecture, Endangered Species of the Coachella Valley

LATINO CONSERVATION WEEK FREE EVENT Monday July 16, 2018 11am—noon Mecca Library Community Room, 91260 Ave 66, in Mecca For more information call 760/396-2363 Families are invited to the Mecca Libra...

Sponsor(s): Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, Bureau of Land Management, US Forest Service, Mecca Library

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July 16, 2018  | Florida

Pine Rocklands Naturewalk through Rockdale Pineland Preserve

Pine Rocklands occur only in South Florida, the Florida Keys, and some islands of the Bahamas. These pinelands, interspersed with hardwood hammocks, once covered 185,000 acres of Miami-Dade County. By...

Sponsor(s): Miami-Dade County

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July 16, 2018  | California

San Gabriel River Outdoors & Art Event w/ Self Help Graphics and Homeboy Industries

Approximately 100 youth from Self Help Graphics and Homeboy Industries will travel to the Glen Camp Campground. The road leading to the campground is a designated National Scenic Bikeway which runs al...

Sponsor(s): Self Help Graphics and Art, Homeboy Industries

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July 16, 2018  | Nevada

Latino Conservation Week Kick-Off Party

Las Vegas is kicking-off this year's Latino Conservation Week with a party and you're invited!! Come eat delicious tacos and enjoy live music, face painting, and crafts! Talk with your local non-profi...

Sponsor(s):

Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, Chispa NV, Nevada Conservation League, Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter, Moms' Clean Air Force, Make the Road, Battle Born Progress, Conservation Lands Foundation, Organizing for America, Vegas Roots, Mi Familia Vota, Great Basin Water Network, Planned Parenthood, UNLV's Undocunetwork

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July 16, 2018  | Arizona

Celebrating Latino Conservation Leaders

Follow along on social media as we feature Latino conservation leaders, their stories, and their connections to the outdoors and stewardship of the land. https://www.facebook.com/hechoonline/

Sponsor(s):

HECHO

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July 17, 2018  | Arizona

Colorado River Theater

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week by learning more about the Colorado River and its life-sustaining waters. The Colorado River State Historic Park will be offering FREE screenings of the short docume...

Sponsor(s): Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River State Historic Park

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July 17, 2018  | Arizona

Colorado River Theater

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week by learning more about the Colorado River and its life-sustaining waters. The Colorado River State Historic Park will be offering FREE screenings of the short docume...

Sponsor(s):

Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River State Historic Park

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July 17, 2018  | Rhode Island

HOW THE ANISHINAABE INTERPRETED THE NIGHT SKY

Latino Conservation Week is an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and learn how you can help protect our land, water and air. To celebrate LCW 2018, Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership w...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, USFWS

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July 17, 2018  | Massachusetts

Outdoors Rx Marine Life Family Program at Revere Public Library

Join Outdoors Rx in your community for nature explorations and games in local green space. Together, we can be healthier and have fun! Enjoy a summer evening with our family marine creatures program. ...

Sponsor(s): Outdoors Rx and the Revere Public Library

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July 17, 2018  | Maryland

Caminata por la Tarde/Afternoon Hike

Explora el refugio por la tarde. Aprende sobre los animales que viven en el refugio desde lo más grandes hasta los más pequeños frente a frente. No olvides traer agua, bloqueador solar, y repelente...

Sponsor(s): HAF and USFWS

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July 17, 2018  | Arizona

Colorado River Theater

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week by learning more about the Colorado River and its life-sustaining waters. The Colorado River State Historic Park will be offering FREE screenings of the short docume...

Sponsor(s): Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River State Historic Park

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July 17, 2018  | Arizona

Colorado River Theater

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week by learning more about the Colorado River and its life-sustaining waters. The Colorado River State Historic Park will be offering FREE screenings of the short docume...

Sponsor(s):

Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River State Historic Park

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July 17, 2018  | Pennsylvania

An Evening of Nature Activities

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week with an evening of creekwalking investigation, birding, and hiking.

Sponsor(s): Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Lehigh Gap Nature Center

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July 17, 2018  | Florida

Sea Turtle Walk

For thousands of years, sea turtles have been using the Atlantic Coastline of Central Florida each and every summer. Join Refuge Rangers and volunteers to learn about some of the oldest living species...

Sponsor(s): U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

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July 17, 2018  | California

Summer Family Night Scorpion Hunt

Join a nocturnal adventure in search of these mysterious creatures! Learn about scorpions and use an ultraviolet light to find them.

Sponsor(s): Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

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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 17, 2018  | Virginia

James River - Scenic View Art Adventure

During the Rice River Centers summer camp, in celebration of Latino Conservation Week and the 50th anniversary of wild & scenic rivers, we will be hosting a special two hour culture and arts river...

Sponsor(s):

Rice River Center, Outdoor Adventures, Virginia State Wild & Scenic Rivers Program

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July 17, 2018  | Colorado

Protégete Great Sand Dunes National Park Field Trip

Field trip to the sand dunes to spend some time in the outdoors!

Sponsor(s): Conservation Colorado and Protégete

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July 17, 2018  | Michigan

Pollinating Minds

Please join us as we discuss and identify invasive plant species at Green Point. Participates will have a chance to participate in an activity inside, then outside at the pollinator garden. Make sure ...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation and US Fish and Wildlife

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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 18, 2018  | Massachusetts

Knowing Your Stream - Connecticut River Watershed

Girls Inc has partnered with the USFWS NWRS to create a program that empowers girls in science! This program will teach young girls the importance of watersheds, stream formation and the effects of po...

Sponsor(s): USFWS, HAF

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July 18, 2018  | California

Paseo de Plantas Nativas

Ven para aprender los nombres e historias de las plantas nativas de nuestro desierto en la reserva de Whitewater! A tráves de la narración, podemos encontrar semejanzas de la resilencia entre nuestr...

Sponsor(s):

The Wildlands Conservancy

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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  | Maryland

Bilingual Storytime

Join Montgomery Parks and Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro for a special nature-themed bilingual story time.

Sponsor(s): Montgomery Parks

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July 18, 2018  | Maryland

Maravillas en el Pantano/Wonderful Wetlands

Descubre la maravillosa vida silvestre que vive en los pantanos de Patuxent. Aprende sobre ranas, salamandras y muchas más creaturas que viven en el las zonas pantanales. No olvides traer agua, bloqu...

Sponsor(s): USFWS and HAF

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July 18, 2018  | Texas

Zoo Sprouts! - Fabulous Fishes

Ready to make a big splash? Come with us as we venture through our Kipp Aquarium to check out the underwater playground that our fish call home. Get ready to explore the deep with the…

Sponsor(s): Houston Zoo

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July 18, 2018  | District of Columbia

Latino Conservation Week Twitter Chat

On behalf of Hispanic Access Foundation, CHISPA, League of Conservation Voters, and Protect New Mexico, we invite you to join our Twitter Chat on Wednesday, July 18th at 1pm EST to push for awareness ...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation, CHISPA, League of Conservation Voters and Protect New Mexico

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July 18, 2018  | California

Nature Walk

Join us on a walk through the Nature Gardens to explore the amazing diversity of life that calls L.A. home. Program meets in the Nature Gardens, just outside Nature Lab and under the bridge.* Únete&#...

Sponsor(s): Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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July 18, 2018  | Maryland

Pequeños Polinizadores/Little Pollinators

Ven a Patuxent y aprende sobre flores y polinizadores. Desde las mariposas hasta los murciélagos aprende porque los polinizadores son tan importantes para todos. No olvides traer agua, bloqueador sol...

Sponsor(s): USFWS, HAF

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July 18, 2018  | Michigan

Connected Careers

Join us to learn about fun careers in conservation. We will be looking at opportunities with: The Hispanic Access Foundation, The Student Conservation Association, The United States Fish and Wild Serv...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access and U.S Fish and Wildlife Service

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July 19, 2018  | California

Nature Walk with Los Angeles Audubon at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

Join us for a walk to learn about birds and nature found in the beautiful Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Enter the park from La Cienega Blvd, pass the guard station and drive all the…

Sponsor(s): Los Angeles Audubon Society

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July 19, 2018  | Colorado

Mindfulness on Mt. Evans

Join us at the Mt. Goliath Nature Center for a mindful day on the mountain during which we will engage in bilingual storytelling specific to our individual and greater connection to the Earth and our&...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, Americas for Conservation + the Arts

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July 19, 2018  | Maryland

Volunteer Park Cleanup

Get outdoors and give back to your local environment! Join Montgomery Parks and the Latin American Youth Center for a morning of volunteer service sprucing up a local park.

Sponsor(s): Montgomery Parks, The Latin American Youth Center

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July 19, 2018  | Rhode Island

Thursday Night Walkabout: 295 Visitor Center

Join us for a family-friendly nature walk! The walk departs from the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center on 295 in Lincoln, RI and explores the trail leading down to the Captain Wilbur Kelly House in the...

Sponsor(s): Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park

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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 19, 2018  | Pennsylvania

Pollination Celebration!

John Heinz NWR is partnering with Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha to have a fun-filled camp day with a focus on pollinator education! We will be reading stories, doing crafts, having lessons, a...

Sponsor(s): John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha

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July 19, 2018  | Colorado

Conejos Rafting The Browns Canyon National Monument

Kido's from around the San Luis Valley in Conejos County Colorado are, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, white water rafting down the amazing Browns Canyon National Monument!!!! Ana Lee Vargas from Conejos Cle...

Sponsor(s):

Conejos Clean Water, Conservation Lands Foundation, Bureau of Land Managment, Friends of Browns Canyon, South Conejos School District, Adventure Kids Sumer Program, Wilderness Aware Rafting Company

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July 19, 2018  | Maryland

Tweetchat with NOAA Ocean Ambassadors!

Join current and former Dr. Nancy Foster Scholars for a tweetchat about opportunities for Latinx people in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields and in ocean conservation. Follow th...

Sponsor(s):

NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Hispanic Access Foundation

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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  | Nevada

Antes De La Inundación

Sierra Club y Moms Clean Air Forcé Están presentando una película para conocer cómo el cambio climático afecta día a día a nuestras comunidades y familias en todo el país. Sierra Club and Moms...

Sponsor(s):

Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign & Mom's Clean Air Force Nevada

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July 20, 2018  | Colorado

Archaeology Field Day

The San Luis Valley in southern Colorado has a fascinating archaeological record dating back 12,000 years. The Rio Grande National Forest Heritage Program works to help inform people of this rich hist...

Sponsor(s): Rio Grande National Forest, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management

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July 20, 2018  | Arizona

Adobe Brick-Making at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument will be hosting a bilingual workshop on adobe brick-making on Friday, July 20, 2018. This hands on activity will begin at 9:00...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Latino Heritage Internship Program

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July 20, 2018  | Arizona

Past, Present, and Future of the Colorado River: Lifeline in the Desert

The Colorado River has made life possible in the arid Southwest, yet today it is a river that has been named one of the most endangered waterways in the U.S. This free program, presented by…

Sponsor(s): Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River State Historic Park

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July 20, 2018  | California

Pesca on the Pier!

From fishing fundamentals to reelin' 'em in - this opportunity will provide LA-area youth with a saltwater fishing experience! By participating in the program, participants will benefit from: (1) Fun,...

Sponsor(s):

Sportfishing Conservancy, Amigos del Aire Libre, Vamos a Pescar, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 20, 2018  | New Jersey

Who's on First...the New York Cubans! - A Quien le Toca Primero...los cubanos de Nueva York?

In celebration of Latino Conservation Week, Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park will hold a specialized event surrounding the New York Cubans. The New York Cubans were a Negro League Basebal...

Sponsor(s):

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

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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 20, 2018  | Nebraska

Wildcat Hills Bioblitz

Join us as we discover the biodiversity of Wildcat Hills! A Bioblitz is an event that brings together natural resource experts, community volunteers, and members of the public to inventory species (pl...

Sponsor(s): Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

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July 20, 2018  | New Jersey

A Wild Day at The Great Swamp

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 i...

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

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July 20, 2018  | Arizona

Pasado, Presente, y Futuro del Río Colorado

El río Colorado ha hecho la vida posible en el árido suroeste, pero hoy es un río que ha sido nombrado uno de los ríos más amenazados de los EE. UU. Este programa gratuito, presentado…

Sponsor(s): Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River State Historic Park

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July 21, 2018  | Colorado

Family Friendly Native Plant Seed Collection for Ecological Restoration Efforts

Boulder County Seed Collection I - Family Friendly - Minimum Age: 8 with Adult. Volunteers will help ensure the success of future public land restoration projects by hand-collecting seeds from a varie...

Sponsor(s): Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

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July 21, 2018  | District of Columbia

Pileated Woodpecker Strut

Live performances! Bird and habitat identification and awareness education. "Birds of the night Sky" Planetarium program. Rain or shine!

Sponsor(s):

Rock Creek Park, NPS

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July 21, 2018  | California

Help build and maintain your local trails!

We will be performing trail trimming on Trail 71 and other trails in the vicinity. Please bring gloves, wear long pants and long sleeved shirts (recommended) and closed toe shoes (no sandals). Bring s...

Sponsor(s): Fort Ord Recreation Trails (FORT) Friends and MORCA (Monterey Off-Road Cycling Association)

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July 21, 2018  | California

Peralta Creek Clean-up

Join Us in Celebrating Latino Conservation Week by removing invasive species and garbage to help restore the health of Peralta Creek. This is our creek, our health, our park. Food, refreshments, and t...

Sponsor(s): Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, Peralta Hacienda Historical Park.

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July 21, 2018  | California

Pesca in the Promise Zone

Promise Zone youth take to rods and reels for a fishing experience in saltwater! By participating in the program, participants will benefit from: (1) Fun, educational experiences on their public lands...

Sponsor(s):

Good Neighbor Project, Vamos a Pescar, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 21, 2018  | Arizona

Davis Camp Baptismal Event

Centro de Adoracion Familar church will take their annual trip down to Davis Camp in Arizona for their baptismal event. The purpose of the event is multi-fold; parishioners and guests will practice th...

Sponsor(s): Centro de Adoracion Familiar

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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  | Wisconsin

Kinnickinnic River Neighbors in Action Summer Picnic!

The Kinnickinnic River Neighbors will be putting on their annual Summer Picnic at Pulaski Park! There will be food, live music, games, art proposals, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District project u...

Sponsor(s): Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

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July 21, 2018  | California

Nature Walk

Join us on a walk through the Nature Gardens to explore the amazing diversity of life that calls L.A. home. Program meets in the Nature Gardens, just outside Nature Lab and under the bridge.* Únete&#...

Sponsor(s): Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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July 21, 2018  | Arkansas

Kayak Tour en el Bear Creek Lake y Kayak y Barbacoa

Como parte de la semana de la Conservación Latina el Mississippi River State Park estará presentando este programa en español. Kayakear es una excelente manera de explorar el lago Bear Creek. Podr...

Sponsor(s): Mississippi River State Park

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July 21, 2018  | Minnesota

Adventure Station at REI

Celebrate Latino Conservation at Bloomginton's REI store! Come learn about new potential experiences and locations to explore for those who enjoy being in the outdoors! There is a free raffle for grea...

Sponsor(s):

REI, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 21, 2018  | Colorado

El Machu Picchu del Sur oeste

Un gira de interpretación, en Español, de las estructuras ancestrales de los Pueblos. El primer sitio esta ubicado en una cuesta, 7,400 pies en elevación y otro sitio en 7,600 pies. Se necesita esc...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, US Forest Service and Chimney Rock Interpretation Association (CRIA)

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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  | Maryland

Wild & Scenic Anacostia River PontoonTrip

To celebrate LCW 2018, the Anacostia Watershed Society in partnership with the Chispa program of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters and the US Forest Service will hold two pontoon boat trips o...

Sponsor(s): Anacostia Watershed Society, CHISPA, Latino Outdoors, Empoderate

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July 22, 2018  | Pennsylvania

Aves en Pensilvania y América del Sur

Join the park naturalist on the front steps of the Kell Center for a walk around the lake in search of birds. In celebration of Latino Conservation Week, we'll focus on birds that migrate between̷...

Sponsor(s): Keystone State Park

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July 22, 2018  | District of Columbia

Bilingual Historic Tour of Columbia Heights

Join Park Rangers for an informative, bilingual tour on the history of communities living in the Columbia Heights neighborhood! It will begin at the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza at 7:00 p.m. and end a...

Sponsor(s): NPS - National Mall

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July 22, 2018  | Virginia

Freshwater Fishing with Primaveral

A freshwater fishing experience for members of Primaveral, a greater DC metro area Guatemalan Hometown Association. By participating in the program, participants will benefit from: (1) Fun, educationa...

Sponsor(s):

Primaveral, George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 22, 2018  | District of Columbia

Adventure Station at REI

Come to the Adventure Station at REI to learn about programs and hikes in the area!

Sponsor(s):

NPS, REI

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July 22, 2018  | Virginia

2018 Riopalooza!

Join your Shenandoah Riverkeeper and its partners—the U.S. Forest Service, Corazón Latino, Hispanic Access Foundation, North Bay Adventure, Park Rx America and a diverse community of friends and fa...

Sponsor(s): Shenandoah Riverkeeper, U.S. Forest Service (Conservation Education, Wild & Scenic Rivers, NatureWatch) Corazón Latino, Hispanic Access Foundation, North Bay Adventure, Park Rx America

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July 22, 2018  | Nebraska

Fishing Fiesta

Fiesta de la Pesca! Para celebrar Latino Conservation Week, vamos a tener una fiesta! En Lake Wanahoo de 4-8 este domingo 22 de julio. Vamos a tener comida, piñatas y paseo en lancha! Para el…

Sponsor(s):

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Live well, Go Fish, National Wildlife Federation

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July 22, 2018  | New York

Latino Conservation Celebration Day at Fire Island

Join the Friends of Fire Island National Seashore for a day of family fun as we celebrate Latino Conservation Week at Watch Hill! Meet at Patchogue Watch Hill Ferry Terminal (150 West Ave) to embark&#...

Sponsor(s): Friends of Fire Island National Seashore, National Park Service, Latino Heritage Internship Program

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July 24, 2018  | Virginia

James River - Scenic View Art Adventure

During the Rice River Centers summer camp, in celebration of Latino Conservation Week and the 50th anniversary of wild & scenic rivers, we will be hosting a special two hour culture and arts river...

Sponsor(s):

Rice River Center, Outdoor Adventures, Virginia State Wild & Scenic Rivers Program

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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 28, 2018  | Oregon

Deschutes River Clean Up

Join the Shared Future Coalition at the 22nd annual Deschutes River Cleanup on July 28th, 2018 to promote healthy people and healthy rivers! Watershed stewards of all ages are invited to meet at River...

Sponsor(s):

Shared Futures Coalition in partnership with the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council

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August 05, 2018  | California

Youth River Rafting on the American River

Come join Latino Outdoors on a Camping and River Rafting Trip to the American River for Youth ages 8-23. Space for transportation is limited to Colma from the Bay Area. We will be on the…

Sponsor(s): OARS, Hispanic Access Foundation, and U.S. Forest Service

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August 11, 2018  | Colorado

Rafting on Cache la Poudre River

St. Cayetano parishioners take to the Cache la Poudre River waters in a celebration of nature!

Sponsor(s):

St. Cayetano Church, A1 Wildwater, Hispanic Access Foundation, USFS

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