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Green Valley Recreation Desert Hills Social Center

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Green Valley Recreation Desert Hills Social Center

2980 S. Camino Del Sol
Green Valley, AZ 85622 United States
520-209-1812

November 2014

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

November 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Green Valley Recreation Desert Hills Social Center, 2980 S. Camino Del Sol
Green Valley, AZ 85622 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 travel…

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