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Pima County Public Library, Dusenberry-River Branch,

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5605 E. River Road #105
Tucson, AZ 85750 United States
(520) 594-5345 http://www.library.pima.gov/locations/RIV/

March 2015

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

March 9, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pima County Public Library, Dusenberry-River Branch,, 5605 E. River Road #105
Tucson, AZ 85750 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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