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Latino Conservation Week is from July 16-24, 2022. Fairfax County will be celebrating the Latino community’s love of nature. Modeled after the Hispanic Access Foundation’s Latino Conservation Week, the Fairfax County Park Authority together with Providence District Supervisor Dalia Palchik, Defensores de la Cuenca, Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District, and other community partners will provide free bilingual (English/Spanish) conservation-themed programs, nature activities and recreational opportunities at parks around the county throughout the week.
To kick off the week, there will be activities at three parks on July 16, 2022, including Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Frying Pan Farm Park and Eakin Park. There will be a capstone event at Justice Park on July 24, 2022. Other Fairfax County Park Authority parks and partners will also offer programs that embrace Latino Conservation Week themes, while working with the Latino community.
- July 16: Farm Tours in Spanish and Free Wagon Rides at Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon
- July 16: Hidden Oaks Nature Center Grand Reopening
- July 16: Invasive Management Area Workday (Eakin Park) from 9 a.m. to noon
- July 23: Invasive Management Area Workday (Eakin Park) from 9 a.m. to noon
- July 24: Justice Park Latino Conservation Week Community Festival from 2 to 4 p.m.
To find additional information about the Latino Conservation Week events, please visit the Latino Conservation week webpage.