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Contact: Charlie Strickfaden, Chief Ranger, 928-526-1157 x228
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA - The Flagstaff Area National Monuments and Western National Parks Association (WNPA) will host authors for a book signing event on Saturday, September 10, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Walnut Canyon National Monument Visitor Center.
Local and regional authors will be at the Walnut Canyon Visitor Center to meet visitors and sign copies of their respective books. Authors will include:
Wayne Ranney, author of "Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau"
Rose Houk, author of "The Guide to the National Parks of the Southwest" and "Frequently Asked Questions about Bats"
Steve Hirst, author of "I am the Grand Canyon"
Peter Friederici, "What Has Passed and What Remains"
John Westerlund, "Arizona's War Town"
WNPA is a non-profit cooperating association that supports interpretive activities at the Flagstaff Area Monuments. For more information about WNPA, please visit their website at www.wnpa.org.
Walnut Canyon National Monument is located 7.5 miles east of downtown Flagstaff via I-40 and can be reached at (928)526-3367 and on the web at www.nps.gov/waca. Walnut Canyon is open daily, except December 25. Summer hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entrance fees are $5.00/person for visitors 16 years and over. America the Beautiful passes are honored and sold. Walnut Canyon has limited parking, please carpool and plan to arrive early.