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Robson Branch Library, Lecky Room

9330 E. Riggs Road
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 United States
602-652-3000 http://mcldaz.org/custom/branches/robson.aspx

April 2015

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

April 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Robson Branch Library, Lecky Room, 9330 E. Riggs Road
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 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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