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12 February 2019

HAF Applauds Senate for Permanent Reauthorization of LWCF, Urges House to Pass Senate’s Lands Package

WASHINGTON – In response to the Senate’s passage of its Lands Package, which includes the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Maite Arce, president and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation, released the…
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12 February 2019

HAF Applauds Arizona Lawmakers for Approving the Drought Contingency Plan

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Jan. 31, Arizona lawmakers passed the historic Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) — an agreement between California, Arizona and Nevada in the Lower Basin, and Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and…
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31 January 2019

Latinos Show Strong Support for Public Lands and Water Protections, Oppose “Energy Dominance” Agenda in 9th Annual Conservation in the West Poll

Poll finds overwhelming support for LWCF, concerns around water issues and the increasingly visible impact of climate change, optimism for outdoor recreation economies
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29 January 2019

With Federal Deadline Days Away, HAF Calls on Arizona Lawmakers to Approve the Drought Contingency Plan

In October 2018, after years of fitful effort, state agencies and water providers agreed on a draft Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) — an agreement between California, Arizona and Nevada in the Lower Basin, and Utah,…
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29 January 2019

Film Screening Explores Importance of Protecting the Colorado River

YUMA, ARIZONA – On Sunday, Jan. 6, Hispanic Access Foundation and Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance screened the film “Leche y Miel (Milk and Honey)” to 45 Latino youth, families and community members at Betania…
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21 December 2018

COLORADO POLITICS: Congress must act to save a lifeline between Colorado kids and the great outdoors

The 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…
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