Blog

Aug 24, 2018
By: Kelly VeraSince I was just a kid, I have always been told two different things in relation to my career choices. 1) Make as much money as you can or 2) Do what makes you happy and you'll see that money is not happiness. So as I recently crossed the stage to receive my bachelor's degree... Read More
Aug 23, 2018
By: Óscar HernándezThanks to Hispanic Access Foundation, I am able to intern at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, where I focus my work on Urban Outreach. As an Urban Outreach Intern, my goal is connecting communities with the nature that surrounds them. I was given an... Read More
Aug 16, 2018
By: Gabrielle Perez We've all heard of that special week in July, right? Shark Week? More like Shark WEAK compared to LATINO CONSERVATION WEEK. It's a whole week dedicated to connecting Latino communities across the country with the outdoors and educating about the importance of... Read More
Aug 14, 2018
By: Esmeralda Aguilar Aldo Leopold once wrote, “There are some who can live without the wild things and some who cannot.” Had you asked me ten years ago where I fell among those two categories, I would have said the first. As a child, I was not passionate about nature. My... Read More
Aug 13, 2018
By Keila VizcarraAs a Hispanic Access RA Fellow for the Angeles National Forest, I work in the public affairs department where you can find me updating our Facebook and Twitter pages, designing recreation guides with our cartographer, or sometimes you can catch me out in the field trying to find my... Read More