2017 Latino Conservation Week Events


July 20, 2016  | California

Kayaking the LA River

Summer is here and its a great time to enjoy the LA River. Learning about conservation and restoration to revitalize the LA River Ecosystem. The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority is prov...

Sponsor(s): Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, The Bresee Foundation & National Parks Conservation Association.

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July 15, 2017  | California

Night Hike to Wisdom Tree & Burbank Peak

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week 2017 by joining LO on a night hike to the Wisdom Tree and Burbank Peak at Griffith Park! More info on is on the flyer. Simply click on the photo. Date:…

Sponsor(s): Latino Outdoors

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July 15, 2017  | California

Info session with Latino Outdoors @ Arc'teryx La Brea Grand Opening

Interested in learning more about Latino Outdoors in Los Angeles!? LO will be having an info session at Arc'teryx La Brea Grand Opening during Latino Conservation week! LO will be there July 15, 2017 ...

Sponsor(s): Latino Outdoors

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July 15, 2017  | California

Volunteer Trail Maintenance at Fort Ord National Monument

Trail trimming, raking and sand removal with hand tools. Wear covered shoes, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, hat, and sunglasses. Bring light gardening tools. Heavier tools, water, snacks and lunch wi...

Sponsor(s): Monterey Off-Road Cycling Association (MORCA) and FORT Friends

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July 15, 2017  | California

Exploring Sequoia National Park

20 young adults from Los Angeles will visit park in coordination with Hispanic Access Foundation's Latino Heritage Internship Program student, possible camping and volunteer experience, in addition to...

Sponsor(s): Save the Redwoods League

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July 15, 2017  | California

Bilingual Tour Programs at Manzanar National Historic Site: "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía"

Manzanar will host four days of bilingual tours and film screenings during Latino Conservation Week. The special events titled "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía" will highlight inspiring storie...

Sponsor(s): Manzanar History Association, National Park Service, Hispanic access Foundation, Latino Heritage Internship Program

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July 18, 2017  | California

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

Los Angeles Audubon is proud to be hosting a nature walk on July 18, 2017 at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area in celebration of Latino Conservation Week. Come explore this beautiful park and learn a...

Sponsor(s): Los Angeles Audubon Society

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July 18, 2017  | California

Bilingual Tour Programs at Manzanar National Historic Site: "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía"

Manzanar will host four days of bilingual tours and film screenings during Latino Conservation Week. The special events titled "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía" will highlight inspiring storie...

Sponsor(s): Manzanar History Association, National Park Service, Hispanic access Foundation, Latino Heritage Internship Program

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July 20, 2017  | California

Bilingual Tour Programs at Manzanar National Historic Site: "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía"

Manzanar will host four days of bilingual tours and film screenings during Latino Conservation Week. The special events titled "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía" will highlight inspiring storie...

Sponsor(s): Manzanar History Association, National Park Service, Hispanic access Foundation, Latino Heritage Internship Program

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July 21, 2017  | California

Mission Creek Overnight Campout!

This overnight camping excursion will take place at the beautiful Mission Creek Preserve in the Sand to Snow National Monument. Located just outside Palm Springs, the preserve is in a transition zone ...

Sponsor(s): Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas en Norteamerica (COFEM) Coachella Valley and Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT)

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July 21, 2017  | California

Stargazing at Salton Sea to celebrate Latino Conservation Week

Come and join us to celebrate the Latino Conservation Week at the Salton Sea. Enjoy food, music, stories, birds and stars. Please RSVP to FRuiz@Audubon.org

Sponsor(s): Audubon CA

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July 22, 2017  | California

Vamos a Pescar at Lake Gregory

Lake Gregory is stocked with brown and rainbow trout, making it one of the best places to fish in the San Bernardino Mountains. The Lake Gregory staff will teach a mini- fishing clinic to the…

Sponsor(s): Lake Gregory, California Department of Fish & Wildlife, George H.W. Bush Vamos a Pescar Education Fund, Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 22, 2017  | California

Trails and Tacos

Join us in Celebrating Latino Conservation Week. Santa Barbara County Trails Council will host a moderate hike followed by tacos in the park. Vengan a celebrar la Semana Latina de Conservación. Para ...

Sponsor(s): Santa Barbara County Trails Council and REI

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July 22, 2017  | California

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Native Plant Walk

Participants in this event will be treated to a guided, bi-lingual experience in the beautiful Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, located in Southern California's Sand to Snow National Monument. Guides will...

Sponsor(s): Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas en Norteamerica (COFEM) Coachella Valley and Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT)

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July 22, 2017  | California

Vamos a Pescar - Shelter Island Pier

This program will introduce fishing to youth and families and provide hands-on fishing skills development. All fishing equipment will be provided. The Embarcadero Park Pier is a t-shaped public fishin...

Sponsor(s): George H.W. Bush Vamos a Pescar Education Fund, NAM Christian Community, Hispanic Access Foundation, Good Neighbor Project San Diego

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July 22, 2017  | California

Nature Hike

Come join South Bay Regional Coordinator Jennifer on a Nature Hike at St. Joseph's hill Open Space Preserve on Saturday July 22nd, 2017 from 10am- 1 pm. We will be caravanning from Los Gatos High̷...

Sponsor(s): Latino Outdoors

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July 22, 2017  | California

Bilingual Tour Programs at Manzanar National Historic Site: "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía"

Manzanar will host four days of bilingual tours and film screenings during Latino Conservation Week. The special events titled "Echoes of Resilience/Voces de Valentía" will highlight inspiring storie...

Sponsor(s): Manzanar History Association, National Park Service, Hispanic access Foundation, Latino Heritage Internship Program

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July 23, 2017  | California

Nature Walks in the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve

SFVAS will conduct three walks, starting at 9, 10 and 11 AM, in the beautiful Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve. Our main focus is on birds, and the Reserve's lake is full of amazing, big ones!…

Sponsor(s): San Fernando Valley Audubon Society

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July 26, 2017  | California

Guided Run/ Hike at Fort Ord National Monument

Running club members will lead a run/hike on Fort Ord dirt trails with distances ranging from 3 to 6 miles and the pace from easy to fast. Snacks will be provided.

Sponsor(s): Salinas Valley Elite Running Club and FORT Friends

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July 29, 2017  | California

Volunteer "Be Kind to Fort Ord National Monument" Trail Cleanup Featured

Running club members will lead a trail cleanup walk leaving from either the Badger Hills or Creekside Terrace trailheads, with emphasis on Toro Creek. Snacks will be provided. Meet at either (1) Badge...

Sponsor(s): Salinas Valley Elite Running Club and FORT Friends

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July 27, 2017  | California

NATURE & YOU LECTURE: TRAIL BUILDING WITH BAM BAM

You may have walked, hiked or biked trails before, but do you know what goes into actually creating them? On Thursday July 27, Tuleyome’s trail guru Eric “Bam Bam” Barnett, and our Home Place Ad...

Sponsor(s): Tuleyome

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July 29, 2017  | California

Bayside Birding at San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Meet at Bayside Birding & Walking Trail on the San Diego Bay NWR. We'll be looking for marine wildlife and birds, and possibly a short service project such as trash pickup or weed-pulling. The tid...

Sponsor(s): San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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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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