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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Speaker Series Continues With Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Lecture June 5

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Date: May 23, 2013
Contact: Bill Parker, 928-524-6228 x262

Petrified Forest, AZ – To help all understand and enjoy Petrified Forest National Park, experts in their respective fields are being invited to share their knowledge and enthusiasm in a reinvigorated in-park 'speaker series'. Presentations are scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month, and last approximately one hour.

The next speaker of this 'speaker series' is Bob Audretsch. Bob is a distinguished (and now retired) park ranger, having served at Chaco Culture, Independence, and Grand Canyon National Parks. As an avid historian and writer, Bob has created a multimedia exhibit and authored several books about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), most recently We Still Walk in Their Footprint: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Northern Arizona, 1933-1942 (Dog Ear Publishing, 2013). As such, Bob will present his research and findings regarding the CCC across Northern Arizona (to include Petrified Forest National Park) via a powerpoint presentation and lecture, with a book signing immediately following.

When: Wednesday June 5 2013, 10 am

Where: Community Building at Painted Desert Visitor Center (off I-40, exit 311)

Cost: Free to access the Painted Desert Visitor Center complex and this presentation. To continue into the park, a $10 entry fee applies.

All are welcome, and the Community Building is fully accessible.

Need more information? Please contact Bill Parker (contact information above).

We look forward to seeing you!

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