2017 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 06, 2017  | Texas

Zoo Sprouts! - Outstanding Orangutans

Outstanding Orangutans – Thursday, July 6 & Saturday, July 8 Swinging from the tree tops or walking along the ground, watch as our orangutans move in very different ways. See if you can spot wha...

Sponsor(s): Houston Zoo

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July 10, 2017  | Texas

Zoo Sprouts! Gentle Giraffes

Gentle Giraffes– Monday, July 10 & Saturday, July 15 What is tall, spotted, and has a long purple tongue? Come help us spot all fascinating things it takes to be a giraffe. From the hands-on…

Sponsor(s): Houston Zoo

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July 15, 2017  | Texas

Beach Clean-Up Presented by Whole Foods Market

Galveston Island State Park 8:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. The Houston Zoo and Whole Foods Market are hosting a beach clean-up in Galveston and we want your help! Plastic and trash on any coastline makes...

Sponsor(s): Whole Foods Market

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July 16, 2017  | Texas

Two Wheels One Barrio

A family friendly 5-mile bike ride! We will tour El Paso's unique downtown all the way to Music Under the Stars at Chamizal National Memorial. By biking, instead of driving, we express our commitment ...

Sponsor(s): Chamizal National Memorial, VeloPaso, Paso del Sur, Familias Unidas del Chamizal, Centro de los Trabajadores Agricolas Fronterizos

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July 18, 2017  | Texas

Camp Arrowhead

Kids from 6 to 12 years old are invited to investigate nature, recreation, history and other things that park rangers protect. The 3-day camp will run from 9 am to noon each day on July…

Sponsor(s): Chamizal National Memorial, National Park Service, Latino Heritage Internship Program

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July 19, 2017  | Texas

Zoo Sprouts! - Beautiful Bald Eagles

Beautiful Bald Eagles – Wednesday, July 19 & Saturday, July 22 Can you think of an animal that soars high above the tree tops, and makes a nest big enough to fit a human? Meet…

Sponsor(s): Houston Zoo

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July 21, 2017  | Texas

TXU Energy Presents Cool Nights - Sssizzlin' Summer Fun

Thanks to TXU Energy, the Houston Zoo is once again staying open late, so you can enjoy the animals in the cooler evening weather. Join us for Cool Nights every Friday evening from June 16…

Sponsor(s): TXU Energy

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July 22, 2017  | Texas

Family Nature Club - Mercer Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Family Nature Club is an opportunity for families to get outside together and explore nature! Each program takes place at various parks and nature centers around Houston, and is a great chance to find...

Sponsor(s): Houston Zoo

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August 18, 2017  | Texas

Family Nature Club - Buffalo Bayou Park & Waugh Drive Bat Bridge

Family Nature Club is an opportunity for families to get outside together and explore nature! Each program takes place at various parks and nature centers around Houston, and is a great chance to find...

Sponsor(s): Houston Zoo

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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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