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Rifle Event Celebrates Latino Conservation Week

Jul 18, 2019

Wilderness Workshop’s "Defiende Nuestra Tierra" program is celebrating Latino Conservation Week with a hike and barbeque in Rifle Saturday. 

This is the first year for a local celebration. Beatriz Soto is Latino Outreach Coordinator with Wilderness Workshop.

“The Latino community does care very much about climate change, access to the outdoors, having a healthy lifestyle, and to have a livable planet," said Soto.

It’s part of a nation-wide Latino Conservation Week that aims to make public lands access more inclusive. 

It kicks off with a bilingual guided hike to Rifle Arch, followed by the Fiesta Communitaria in Davidson Park.