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Tucson Jewish Community Center

3800 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718 United States
520-299-3000 http://www.tucsonjcc.org/

January 2015

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

January 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718 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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