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Find Your Park Centennial Series

General Info

Grant Name Find Your Park Centennial Series
Organization Western National Parks Association
Amount $3,500
City Tucson, AZ

Description

The Find Your Park Centennial Series explores America’s unique national parks through discussions about southwest history, ecology, environment, and heritage foods. Examine the stories of Arizona’s parks at the WNPA’s National Park Store in Tucson.

A 4-part interactive lecture program will complement Western National Parks Association’s (WNPA) ongoing celebration of the National Park Service’s 100 year anniversary. The Find Your Park Centennial Series will explore America’s unique national parks through discussions about southwest history, ecology, environment, and heritage foods. Speakers include authors Megan Kimble, Melissa Sevigny, Gregory McNamee, Jane Eppinga, and wildlife biologist, Jessica Lamberton-Moreno. These individuals will examine the stories of Arizona’s parks and demonstrate their relevance to today’s urban population. The series will take place at WNPA’s National Park Store in Tucson and will leverage national efforts to mark the Centennial of the NPS.

February 18th – Mythical River: Chasing the Mirage of New Water in the American Southwest with Melissa Sevigny
March 4th – History and Wildlife of Saguaro National Park, a panel discussion featuring Jane Eppinga and wildlife biologist, Jessica Lamberton-Moreno
April 1st – National Park Agriculture and Heritage Food Stories wtih Gregory McNamee
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