Environment

Inland Empire Groups Press Legislators to Protect Area's Water, Environment from Federal Threats

A coalition of Inland Empire citizen and environmental groups today called on the area’s state legislators to support a package of bills designed to protect the region’s water and natural resources from federal attempts to weaken environmental safeguards.

HUFFINGTON POST: Latinos Want to See All National Monuments Remain Intact

This Thursday, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is expected to provide President Trump with his recommendations on the national monuments he was ordered to review in April. Of the 27 national monuments being reviewed, the Secretary has already announced that six will remain unchanged.

Latinos Want Sec. Zinke to Stand Up for All California National Monuments

Yesterday, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended to maintain the existing protections and status of Sand to Snow National Monument, which is one of the seven national monuments in California included in the Department of Interior's larger review of 27 national monuments.

Nonprofits Join Forces, Call on Representative Pearce to Step Up for Public Lands

LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO – Today, the Step Up Steve campaign hosted a press conference at Albert Johnson Park, displaying replicas of billboard ads that are currently up across southern New Mexico, drawing attention to how Congressman Steve Pearce’s voting record is out of touch with the positions of most southern New Mexicans on public lands, renewable energy,

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LAKE MEAD HOSTS LATINO CONSERVATION WEEK EVENT

BOULDER CITY, Nevada --- On July 15, Lake Mead National Recreation Area hosted four volunteers for a Latino Conservation Week event called “Find Your Roots / Encuentra Tus Raíces.” The event served as an opportunity for participants to explore Lake Mead National Recreational Area in a unique, educational and service-oriented way.

Bennet, Heller Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Support Inclusion & Engagement of Latinos in Conservation

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Dean Heller (R-NV) today introduced a bipartisan resolution with 16 senators that supports the commitment of the Latino community to engage in conservation efforts. The resolution recognizes the contributions of the Latino community to conservation and wildlife protection and urges increased access to public lands for all Americans.

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