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Latino Conservation Week dates set for July 14 - 22, organizations invited to hold events

With the goal of creating opportunities for organizations and parks to engage Latinos and for Latinos to demonstrate their passion for the outdoors and protecting public lands, the 5th annual Latino Conservation Week will take place July 14 – 22, 2018 and is expected to be celebrated with over 120 events nationwide.

HAF Statement on Hearing on Trump FY19 Budget

WASHINGTON - Maite Arce, President and CEO of the Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement in response to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies regarding President Trump's FY19 budget proposal, which includes the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) that is set to expir

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New Report Explores Arizona’s Relationship with the Colorado River, Highlights Need for Latino Engagement in Its Protection

A new report from Hispanic Access Foundation finds that the implementation of water policies in Arizona, especially those designed to protect the Colorado River, will likely be more successful if the state’s Latino communities are engaged in the process.

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Las Vegas Latinos Visit Gold Butte, Reject Trump Administration's Plan to Rollback Protections

LAS VEGAS - On March 29, Hispanic Access Foundation and Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance, which unites Latino faith leaders in the development of stewards for God's creation, took 50 congregation members from Centro de Adoración Familiar in Las Vegas to Gold Butte National Monument.

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Western Stakeholders Reject Trump Administration's "Energy Dominance" Policies, Release Report Outlining 5 Key Principles For Responsible Oil & Gas Management on America's Public Lands

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Hispanic Access Foundation, Protect Our Winters, The Wilderness Society, and Rocky Mountain Farmers Union released a new report highlighting five key principles that, if embraced, would help achieve responsible oil and gas development on America's public lands.

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