Originally posted on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region:
Latino Conservation Action Week is July 26 to August 2 – an initiative founded by Hispanic Access Foundation to support Latino involvement in getting outdoors and protecting natural resources.
With a push this week, the members of the Latino community is demonstrating support for conservation through organized hikes, camp outings and educational events,
“Latino communities are diverse across the US. But one commonality is a connection to the outdoors and open space. We celebrate, enjoy, and conserve nuestra madre tierra guided by our culture, traditions, and hope for the future,” said José G. González, founder and director of Latino Outdoors.
Nuestra madre tierra, of course, is Our Mother Earth.
Here in the Northeast, there are plenty of members of the Latino community working hard to conserve and protect our Mother Earth. Check out this a roundup showcasing some of the good work Latino conservationists are doing:
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