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Cochise College – Room 702

4190 Arizona 80
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States
520-515-3637 https://www.cochise.edu/cll/

October 2014

Saving the Great American West: The Story of George Bird Grinnell

October 22, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cochise College – Room 702, 4190 Arizona 80
Douglas, AZ 85607 United States
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The great West that George Bird Grinnell first encountered in 1870 as a 21-year-old man was shortly to disappear before his eyes. Nobody was quicker to sense the desecration or was more eloquent in crusading against the poachers, the hide-hunters, and the disengaged U.S. Congress than George Bird Grinnell, the “Father of American Conservation.” Grinnell founded the first Audubon Society, co-founded the Boone and Crockett Club with Teddy Roosevelt, and led the effort to establish Glacier National Park. Audiences will…

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