In Spanish, hecho means “made.” We’ve all seen the lettering on countless products from Latin America – Hecho en Mexico, for example. Hecho a mano, denoting things made by hand.
|A HECHO poll shows strong Latino support for conservation. Photo by HECHO|
It’s uniquely fitting, therefore, that one of the nation’s most prominent organization for conservation-minded Latino Americans is called HECHO -- Hispanics Enjoying Camping Hunting and Outdoors.
Why? Because in the most elemental sense, we are all hecho por la naturaleza – products of the natural world around us. Like the world’s fish, wildlife and plants, we depend on the Earth’s natural systems for clean air, clean water, food, shelter, jobs and economic growth.