In California, where the largest ethnic group is Hispanic, Latino voices were important to the creation of the Sand to Snow, Mojave Trails and Castle Mountains National Monuments. Latinos are now stepping up to make sure these monuments are kept intact.
By Al Martinez
Two California non-profit organizations have been awarded funds to provide fishing programs for Hispanic families. A total of $10,792 in grants was awarded by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) through the George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education Fund.
Published February 14, 2016
BY MAITE ARCE AND MICHAEL L. CONNOR, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS
There are a host of important natural resource challenges quickly bearing down on the new administration that require immediate attention — perhaps none more serious in America’s western states than the management and fate of the Colorado River.
Earlier this week Hispanic Access as part of the America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation, and Preservation Coalition sent a letter to Congress requesting additional funding to support the conservation protection of America’s wildlife, lands and water and the associated economic and recreational benefits.
Five Latino groups announced the formation of a new campaign, The partnership includes Hispanic Access Foundation; HECHO; Chispa Nevada, League of Conservation Voters; Mi Familia Vota; and Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance.
Environmental protections and regulations, like the Bureau of Land Management’s Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, address real issues affecting the health and prosperity of Americans and our environment. Americans are put at risk when our elected officials fail to look past party lines and see the necessity of the BLM Methane and Waste Prevention Rule and the wide array of benefits it offers.
By Juan Almanza
The Bureau of Land Management’s Methane and Waste Prevention Rule represents some of the best values of conservatism and is smart energy, public health and economic policy. In response to the recent House vote on this rule, I write this letter:
Dear Members of the 115th U.S. Senate,
Today, five Latino groups announced the formation of a new initiative, “Latino Partnership to Cut Waste, Protect Our Health.” The partnership includes Hispanic Access Foundation; HECHO; Chispa Nevada, League of Conservation Voters; Mi Familia Vota; and Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance.