Latino Conservation Week
Ranger Nancy Fernandez at San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week!

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partners with the Hispanic Access Foundation in support of the foundation's annual initiative to amplify the Latino community’s passion for the outdoors.

The celebration, held in mid-to-late July each year, includes online, self-guided and in-person activities at national wildlife refugesnational fish hatcheries and other public lands to increase opportunities to engage the next generation of conservationists.

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#WeAreUSFWS and #SomosUSFWS

From fish biologists, botanists, bird biologists and rangers to refuge managers, maintenance professionals and volunteers, Latinos help conserve America’s wild places and wildlife each day. #WeAreUSFWS amplifies the voices of our workforce and leaders in conservation. #SomosUSFWS features the Latinos making their mark in conservation.

Ranger Miguel Marquez helps a boy bait his hook on a pier at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge during a Vamos a Pescar (Let's Go Fishing) event.

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Connecting people with nature
Cultural resources
Urban refuge
Wildlife refuges

Recreational Activities