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Page Community Center

699 S. Navajo Drive
Page, AZ 86040 United States
http://www.cityofpage.org/community-center.html

June 2015

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

June 5, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Page Community Center, 699 S. Navajo Drive
Page, AZ 86040 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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