2018 Latino Conservation Week Events

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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

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  | 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 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

#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

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

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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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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