Latino Conservation Week Past Events

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July 19, 2017

Bringing National Parks to Columbia Heights Farmers Market

Event Description:

Columbia Heights was one of the first Latino neighborhoods in the District of Columbia. The National Park Service, Latin American Youth Center, and Hispanic Access Foundation have come together to celebrate Latino Conservation Week. We'll have a table at the Farmer's Market where we will have an activity for Junior Rangers to earn badges, we'll be sharing the Park Rx, NPS program in which NPS partners with health care providers and others to reduce chronic disease, increase health, and foster stewardship of our public lands by enabling doctors to educate their patients about healthy recreation and prescribe nature interactions as part of overall healthcare.

Event Sponsor(s):
Latin American Youth Center, National Park Service, Hispanic Access Foundation

Date & time:
July 19, 2017
4 pm  -  7 pm

Columbia Heights Farmer's Market
Located on the civic plaza at the intersection of 14TH St NW and Park Road NW
Washington, DC, 20010

Open to the Public:


Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Jennifer Brandt with Hispanic Access Foundation at 202-805-5527 or

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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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