Puerto Rican conservation group works to preserve US’s only Latino “National Treasure”

January 16, 2015

Excerpted from Latin Correspondent:

Most visitors to the University of Puerto Rico’s Botanical Garden probably don’t know that, in addition to plants representative of the island’s native flora, there’s another national treasure a stone’s throw away, just beyond their line of sight--Antiguo Acueducto. The installations need to be restored and secured, and the primary order of business is to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project from proceeding. Para la Naturaleza, in conjunction with The National Trust for Historic Preservation, has launched a petition on the Trust’s website.

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