By: Ingrid Chavez
By: Jessica Godinez
By: Jesse Portillo
By: Francisco Hernandez
I joined the U.S. Forest Service Urban Connections team through a stroke of good fortune. The Resource Assistant stationed in Milwaukee before me left to pursue her dream career as a wildlife rehabilitator, leaving an opportunity for me to join the USFS and Hispanic Access Foundation in our effort to connect Latinos to the outdoors.
By: Aurelia Casarrubias
By: Gabrielle Perez
“Wow! That sounds so cool!” is the usual response I get when I tell people about my internship with the Hispanic Access Foundation and the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. The conversation usually goes something like this:
Person: “What are you doing this summer?”
By: Andrea Kurth
Leadville, CO families celebrated Latino Conservation Week during the Mt. Elbert Family Camping Weekend in July. A coalition of conservation organizations came together to create this opportunity for members of the Leadville community to participate in a multi-generational camping experience and learn the fundamentals of trail building and restoration.
By: Fabiola Torres
By: Juan Lazo Bautista
Rodrigo Otárola y Bentín, HAF Youth Programs Deputy Director – NPS Latino Heritage Internship Program Coordinator
Co-authored by Luke Argleben, Operations/Program Assistant