Latino Conservation Week Past 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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July 14, 2018  | Texas

Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque Scavenger Hunt

Visit the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and see through the eyes of a Spanish explorer 300 years ago and discover the natural resources that were important for the native peoples. Pick...

Sponsor(s):

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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July 18, 2018  | Texas

Zoo Sprouts! - Fabulous Fishes

Ready to make a big splash? Come with us as we venture through our Kipp Aquarium to check out the underwater playground that our fish call home. Get ready to explore the deep with the…

Sponsor(s):

Houston Zoo

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July 21, 2018  | Texas

Focus on Nature

Come on out and celebrate Latino Conservation Week with Frontera volunteers Elizabeth Demoultrie, Brenda Berumen and Benny Pol. Take an hour-long hike through Knapp Canyon on El Paso’s Northeast Sid...

Sponsor(s):

The Frontera Land Alliance

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July 21, 2018  | Texas

Family Nature Club at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve

Come with us to explore this hidden gem tucked away right off Tomball Parkway. We'll explore walking trails and see what our nets can find in the water, as well as make a nature art…

Sponsor(s):

Houston Zoo

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July 21, 2018  | Texas

Biking to The San Antonio Missions with Latino Outdoors

A bike ride to Mission San Juan and Mission San Jose along the San Antonio Riverwalk.

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors

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July 13, 2019  | Texas

Desert Wildlife Presentation

Presentation by Maryflor Garcia, education and outreach coordinator for Frontera Land Alliance, on the Chihuahuan Desert Wildlife at a local public library for the Summer Reading Program. There will b...

Sponsor(s):

Frontera Land Alliance

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July 13, 2019  | Texas

Guadalupe River State Park Clean-up with Latino Outdoors San Antonio

Vamos Afuera con Latino Outdoors San Antonio!What a great way to kick off Latino Conservation Week in Tejas. July 13th-17th is an opportunity for Latinos to come together and demonstrate their passion...

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors, Hydroflask

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July 14, 2019  | Texas

Sea Turtle Hatchling Release at Padre Island National Seashore

Sea turtle biologists will provide bilingual programs (in English and Spanish) before public sea turtle hatchling releases. We invite Latino families and our spanish speaking community to join us at t...

Sponsor(s):

National Park Service at Padre Island National Seashore

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July 14, 2019  | Texas

Bilingual Guided Nature Walk

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Spots limited (see link below) Help us celebrate Latino Conservation Week! Ranger Christopher Quezada in a guided nature walk in Spanish around the Visitor Center. Learn about t...

Sponsor(s):

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

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July 18, 2019  | Texas

Bilingual Astronomy Talk

English and Spanish presentation about the moon and constellations by Pamela Lara, a UTEP grad student. We will meet and park outside the yellow gate. Make sure to bring water, sturdy shoes, and long ...

Sponsor(s):

The Frontera Land Alliance

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July 20, 2019  | Texas

Passport to the Past!

Travel back in time with us for Latino Conservation Week! On Saturday, July 20th from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, explore Mission San Jose and experience the sights, skills, and smells of the missions in the 17...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 20, 2019  | Texas

Birding Bus Tour (in Spanish!) /Tour de aves para principiantes (en Español)

Join Master Naturalist and the Arroyo Colorado Audubon's President, Alicia Cavasos, for a guided birding bus tour around Laguna Atascosa, in Spanish! No birding experience required, but bring your ent...

Sponsor(s):

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

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July 21, 2019  | Texas

Bilingual Introductory Tour at the Rio Bosque Wetlands Park

Tour of the Rio Bosque Wetlands park by John Sproul and Maryflor Garcia. We will be talking about the history, plants, and animals of the Rio Bosque. This will be a 2 hour hike, make…

Sponsor(s):

Frontera Land Alliance and Friends of the Rio Bosque Wetlands Park

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July 21, 2019  | Texas

"Chill OUT" - YOGA con Latino Outdoors San Antonio, Texas

Join us for some FREE Yoga in the Park at San Pedro Springs. This will be a great time to meet our newest Leader Bianca Guevara because she will be teaching this class. This will…

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors

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July 18, 2020  | Texas

Atardecer en Lost Dog

Frontera will be recording, on video, the Lost Dog trail during the sunset. To see it live bring your family out for an isolated walk, explore the trail, and enjoy the beautiful sunset. Frontera estar...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 18, 2020  | Texas

Familias in Nature

¿Cómo se conecta tu familia al medio ambiente? Post a picture or story of how your family connects to nature. Comparte una foto o historia de cómo tu familia se conecta con la naturaleza!Use the...

Sponsor(s):

The Frontera Land Alliance

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July 18, 2020  | Texas

La Naturaleza de las Missiones: San Jose

A three part mini video series of what conservation and sustainability looks like at the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Join us throughout Latino Conservation Week to learn more about ...

Sponsor(s):

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Latino Heritage Internship Program, and Hispanic Access Foundation.

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July 18, 2020  | Texas

Semana de Conservación Latina

Programa Especial de Radio sobre Latino Conservation Week. Tratando temas sobre:1. Conservación del Rio Grande, 2. Conservando la South Padre Island, 3. Santana Park, 4. Cuidando el agua, 5. Nuestra ...

Sponsor(s):

Radio Poder de Dios e Iglesia Poder de Dios

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July 21, 2020  | Texas

Presentacion del Desierto Chihuahuense

Join our coordinators Maryflor and Nuria, for a Spanish presentation to learn about the many species you can find in the Chihuahuan Desert! Acompaña a nuestras coordinadoras Maryflor y Nuria a una pr...

Sponsor(s):

The Frontera Land Alliance

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July 21, 2020  | Texas

La Naturaleza de las Missiones: San Juan

A three part mini video series of what conservation and sustainability looks like at the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Join us throughout Latino Conservation Week to learn more about ...

Sponsor(s):

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Latino Heritage Internship Program, and Hispanic Access Foundation.

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July 23, 2020  | Texas

La Naturaleza de las Missiones: Espada

A three part mini video series of what conservation and sustainability looks like at the San Antonio Missions. Join us throughout Latino Conservation Week to learn more about Missions San Jose, San Ju...

Sponsor(s):

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Latino Heritage Internship Program, and Hispanic Access Foundation.

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July 23, 2020  | Texas

“Dallas College: Are We Green Enough? Conversation with Latino Leaders about Sustainability”

Dallas College’s Latino student population is growing quickly, and many of these students are passionate about efforts that protect our air, water and land. Through Dallas College student clubs and ...

Sponsor(s):

Dallas College, Texas

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July 24, 2020  | Texas

Viernes de Flores - Flower Friday

Watch our Flower Friday video on Facebook and Instagram Live! In honor of Latino Conservation week, our Program Manager Maryflor Garcia will be presenting in Spanish. Mira nuestro video de Flower Frid...

Sponsor(s):

The Frontera Land Alliance

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July 25, 2020  | Texas

Environmental Equity: A Spotlight on Two Local Groups Amplifying the Latinx Community

The Southwest Chapter of Latino Outdoors and the San Antonio River Foundation are teaming up for Latino Conservation Week to highlight our efforts in ensuring environmental equity. Through this conver...

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors and The San Antonio River Foundation

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July 26, 2020  | Texas

Latinos Outdoors

Visit one of Frontera's favorite areas! Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve, Thunder Canyon, Keystone Heritage Park, and Knapp Land.Visita una de las áreas favoritas de Frontera! Wakeem/Teschner Nature P...

Sponsor(s):

The Frontera Land Alliance

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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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