Jan 5, 2019
By: Chela GarciaNew Mexico’s Permian Basin, located in the southeastern part of the state, is one of the nation’s fastest-growing regions for oil and gas development. However, it’s also on its way to becoming the most wasteful, too, which not only hits New Mexico taxpayers... Read More
Jan 4, 2019
By: Martin Martinez As a pastor and member of the Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance, it’s easy for me to understand the importance of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument to Los Angeles. This is why I appreciate the leadership of Rep. Judy Chu and Sen. Kamala Harris and... Read More
Jan 3, 2019
By: Nuestra Tierra Commentary: Low-income youth and their families could soon have expanded opportunities to access state parks, federal public lands, and a variety of outdoor recreation and education opportunities as part of a statewide and national coalition effort to establish an Outdoor... Read More
Dec 22, 2018
By: Gabe VasquezParks and outdoor recreation are not new for many Latino families, and there’s a growing movement of Latino leaders who are calling for increased access to parks in urban and rural communities.I grew up visiting Young Park, the place my father taught me to fish for carp... Read More
Dec 21, 2018
By: Chela Garcia and Loretta PinedaThe federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has provided the funding necessary over the past 54 years for underserved communities and families to enjoy access to the outdoors and open spaces. These are families that typically have less opportunities to visit... Read More