Environmentalist Rachel Carsons Legacy to be presented at CCHP Mar 18

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Date: March 5, 2010

NEWS RELEASE    u.s. department of the interior

National Park Service

 

For Immediate Release                                                        Frank Torres 425-8025

 

Environmentalist Rachel Carson’s Legacy to be presented at CCHP

  

The presentation, Rachel Carson: Heritage of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Heroine, will be given by Chris Leeser, Visitor Services Specialist of the Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday March 18th, 7pm at Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation at 116 Bridge Street, Las Vegas.  Rachel Carson, the first female professional in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and noted author of Silent Spring, is credited with founding the modern environmental movement.  The monthly “Glimpses of the Past” programs are free of charge, in cooperation with Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at (505) 425-8025, or visit www.nps.gov/foun.



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