2018 Latino Conservation Week Events

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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 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  | 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  | California

Tram to the Monument

Head up the Palm Springs Tram to a spot within the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument for Latino Conservation Week! Join in on coordinated activities including a walk, games and a ...

Sponsor(s): COFEM, Sierra Club, The Friends of the Desert Mountains, Conservation Lands 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  | 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

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

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

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

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  | 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

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 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 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  | 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  | 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 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 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  | 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 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 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 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  | 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 21, 2018  | California

Summer Campfire - Fogatas del Verano

Campfire, s'mores and activities - what could be better?! This bilingual program will include local information on the seasons and an NPS ranger-led bird call activity for families. Informational tabl...

Sponsor(s):

Community Nature Connection, NPCA, NPS

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July 21, 2018  | California

Emerald Necklace Stewardship Event: Jeff Seymour Family Center Plant Care and Mulching

Volunteers will water, weed, and mulch existing plants on the Jeff Seymour Family Center campus. The campus serves as a community hub for families by providing programs to promote overall family welln...

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

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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

“Bajo las Estrellas” Stargazing & Campout

En honor a la semana de Latinos en Conservación, Tuleyome en colaboración con la Fundación de Acceso Hispano pondrá un evento para mirar las estrellas y acampar en un espacio al aire libre. Experi...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, Tuleyome, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Sierra Club

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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

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 22, 2018  | California

Explorando Cache Creek-Kayaking

This is an continuation of a campout hosted near the Berryessa Snow Mountatin National Monument. We hope to bring local Latinx families to a kayaking trip sponsored by Tuleyome. As a conservation non-...

Sponsor(s): Tuleyome, Wild and Scenic Rivers

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July 22, 2018  | California

Dia de la Familia

Hosted by the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation, all Napa County farmworkers and their families are invited to the 7th annual celebration with food, music, community organizations, family activities, ...

Sponsor(s): Napa Valley Farmworker Foudnation

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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 10, 2018  | California

Bingo del Medio Ambiente

Join us for a Bilingual Bingo game about the different species and biodiversity that you could find in Cedar Grove, Kings Canyon National Park.

Sponsor(s): NPS, HAF

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August 11, 2018  | California

Highlighting Latinx Employees of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

The time is always right to celebrate the Latinx culture and people at the heart of the National Park Service. Starting on Saturday, August 11, we will be shining a spotlight on some of the…

Sponsor(s): Our sponsors for this event include: the Hispanic Access Foundation, Environment for the Americas, the Latino Heritage Internship Program, and the National Park Service. With a special thanks going out to Columbia Sportswear Company who provided our giveaway prize.

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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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