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.
THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGNALLY PUBLISHED ON JULY 17, 2017
By Blake Herzog
Leaders of a nationwide organization visited Yuma recently as part of the launch of an effort to spark more Latino engagement in water conservation efforts involving the Colorado River.
By Michelle Neuenschwander
As a Latina millennial from Virginia who moved to Colorado in 2017, I represent many of the trends in the state’s growing population, which is becoming younger and more Latino.
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
By: Maite Arce
With members of Congress heading home later this month, Sen. Cory Gardner has an opportunity to hear from his constituents just how important our nation's public lands are. With President Donald Trump's administration rolling back protections on national monuments and the Land and Water Conservation Fund set to expire in September, we need him to listen.
Sixteen Latino organizations working in the western United States jointly sent a letter to the Bureau of Land Management on April 23rd, opposing any revisions to the BLM’s Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, which curbs natural gas waste by requiring existing oil and gas operations on public lands to use the most up-to-date technology to capture wasted natural gas and repair leaks from equipment
Urge Administration to Leave Rule Unchanged and Protect Communities
WASHINGTON - Maite Arce, President and CEO of the Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement in response to a new peer-reviewed study that raises serious concerns about the Cadiz Water Project, a plan that would provide water to residents of Los Angeles and Orange counties by pum