Environment

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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PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN: Protect Colorado's Parks and Forests

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.

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EL SEMANARIO: Latino Organizations Unite on Methane and Waste Prevention Rule

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

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