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Audrey Peterman to speak at Grand Canyon for Black History Month

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Conservation activist and author Audrey Peterman will be hosted by the Grand Canyon National Park for a special evening program on Monday, March 3 in honor of Black History Month. Ms. Peterman and her husband Frank authored the book Legacy on the Land: A Black Couple Discovers Our National Inheritance and Tells Why Every American Should Care.

Ms. Peterman will speak about "National Park System: A Glue that Holds America Together" at the Shrine of the Ages, Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 3. During this special presentation, Ms. Peterman will address:

  • How the NPS represents our collective legacy as a nation,
  • Pivotal places where history occurred to shape our nation,
  • How every ethnic group is part of change and history, and
  • How much we all have in common as citizens of the United States.

Two days before the talk, on Saturday, March 1st at 10:00 a.m., Ms. Peterman will join a Ranger Walk at the Yavapai Geology Museum.

These events coordinate with the NPS Healthy Parks Healthy People program to promote holistic wellness and healthy lifestyles. Grand Canyon Park officials report that there are no additional fees to participate in these programs, but standard park entrance fees are applicable.

The couple has traveled the country visiting hundreds of national parks while inspiring thousands to discover and support our national treasures through public speaking engagements, blogs, and their books Legacy on the Land and Our True Nature.

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