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Natural History Lecture: The Bizarre Human History of the McDowells
February 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Military, Murders, Wild Fires, Plane Crashes and more . . . The McDowells!
The McDowell Mountains feature a peculiar past of plane crashes, ghosts, murders and wildfires. You will learn of the impact of southwestern military, mining, ranching, urbanization and preservation activities on the natural resources of the area. The unique contributions of women from the various cultures that inhabited the area will also be explored. Come listen and enjoy this unusual and sometimes tragic history that befell these mysterious mountains – The McDowells!
This lecture also has a corresponding Field Study hike on March 17th available to those who attend the lecture OR for those who have previously attended this human history lecture.
Presented by: Leonard Marcisz, Legacy Steward, McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and the former President and Chairman of the Board of the Arizona Historical Society.
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