Beatriz Soto

Bill Kight interviews Wilderness Workshop's Latino Outreach Coordinator, Beatriz Soto. Beatriz reminds us that Latino Conservation Week is coming up, and the importance of everyone being involved in our land's future. 

Valley Voices: Beatriz Soto on Environmental Justice

Apr 22, 2021
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Two bills, HB-1266 and SB 200, are putting environmental justice in front of state legislators. Beatriz Soto, director of Wilderness Workshop's Defiende Nuestra Tierra Program, talks about the bills and environmental injustice in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys.

Locals Help Launch New Climate Collaborative

Mar 1, 2021

Local wilderness advocacy organizations recently helped launch a new national project: "People, Public Lands, and Climate Collaborative." Hear more from Beatriz Soto, Director of Defiende Nuestra Tierra at Carbondale-based Wilderness Workshop.

Soto Misses Seat on Garco BOCC by 501 Votes

Nov 13, 2020
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Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico released the unofficial final vote tally Friday. Incumbent County Commissioner for District 2 John Martin squeaked by with a 501-vote win, defeating Democratic challenger Beatriz Soto. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reached Soto for her response to the results.

Republican incumbents are leading in the Garfield County Commissioner Races. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more from the Democratic challengers.

Garco Commission Race Talks Planned Parenthood

Oct 9, 2020
graphic by Lucas Turner for KDNK

KDNK's Before the Ballot forum on Thursday, Oct. 8, featuring the Garfield County Commissioners race, included audience questions. One was directed to incumbents John Martin and Mike Samson about why the Board cut funding to Planned Parenthood in 2015. Here's that segment, including remarks from Democratic challengers Leslie Robinson and Beatriz Soto. 

Beatriz Soto

Architect and organizer Beatriz Soto is running with the Democratic Party for Garfield County Commission's District 2 seat. She spoke with KDNK about what prompted her to join the race and the changes that she seeks. Stay tuned for interviews with unaffiliated challenger Brian Bark, as well as District 3 candidates Mike Samson and Leslie Robinson.

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Democrat Katrina Byars has stepped down as candidate for Garfield County Commissioner District 2. KDNK's Lucas Turner has more.


The rise of COVID-19 cases locally is affecting the Latino demographic with notable prominence. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has more on why this might be.

Beatriz Soto

Beatriz Soto is and architect, environmentalist and Latino Outreach Coordinator for Wilderness Workshop. She recently co-founded Voces Unidas, a network of Latino and Latina leaders in Garfield, Pitkin and Eagle counties. Beatriz talks about traveling to the US with her parents as a two year old and adapting to new places. She also talks about work with Wilderness Workshop, Voces Unidas, and the impact of COVID-19 on the valley's Latinos.

Voces Unidas

Beatriz Soto es una fundadora de Voces Unidas de las Montañas, una nueva organización formada para apoyar a toda la comunidad latina viviendo en nuestro área. Beatriz nos cuenta de este iniciativa y sus programas, incluyendo un servicio de texto para proveer información sobre COVID-19 y los recursos disponibles para ayudar a las personas más afectadas en nuestro valle.

Beatriz Soto

A public letter penned to Garfield County Commissioners asks that county resources be made more inclusive during times of crisis and otherwise. Beatriz Soto, founding board member of Voces Unidas de las Montañas, explains the new organization's purpose and their requests of local government.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Beatriz Soto. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.


Beatriz Soto, nos da más detalles sobre los documentales de 5point

Nuestra buena amiga Beatriz Soto nos hace una invitación especial y hasta boletos nos tiene, ¿qué escusa le pone?

Omar y Beatriz

Gracias Beatriz y Omar por está interesante charla. Dónde hablamos de diferentes puntos de vista sobre la interacción de la comunidad latina aquí en el valle.

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Omar Sarabia, nos trae una perspectiva diferente sobre la entrevista al comisionado. Abogando por el Thompson Divide

Este sábado, 8 de diciembre habrá una charla para informarnos y participar en las caminatas del 2019. Información por Beatriz Soto de Wilderness Workshop.

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Beatriz Soto nos narra su experiencia en su visita a la Ciudad de México, en una charla con sabor y nostalgia.

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Beatriz Soto, de Wilderness Workshop, pasó por Charlando con Crystal para contar sobre la nueva programa 'Defiende Nuestra Tierra."

Beatriz Soto

Beatriz Soto, Wilderness Workshop's new latino outreach coordinator, joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about upcoming bilingual hikes.