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Arizona Natural History Association

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November 2016

Arizona’s Civilian Conservation Corps in Our National Parks and Forests

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Red Rock Visitor Center and Ranger Station,
8375 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ
Sedona, AZ 86351 United States
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Pinto, Robin

In 1933, at the nadir of the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was born. This New Deal program was designed to help unemployed young men learn new skills and earn a dollar a day to support both themselves and their families. CCCers fervently claim that this opportunity gave them the confidence and skills to tackle any challenge; it forever changed their lives. These men built the roads, trails, picnic areas, ranger stations, fire lookouts and public campgrounds that…

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