University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Hugh Asa Fitzsimons III

Joanne Herrera

Hugh Fitzsimons III is the author of the memoir "A Rock between Two Rivers: Fracturing a Texas Family Ranch." He is a third-generation rancher from Dimmit County, Texas, and a director of the Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District, which focuses on preserving and protecting groundwater across three counties. He holds a master’s degree in history from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and he is the owner of Thunderheart Bison and Native Nectar Guajillo Honey, established in 1998. He is currently expanding into the cultivation of environmentally beneficial restorative plants and crops.

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Scheduled events:
A Different West
Various looks at growing up in the West.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Branch, Hugh Fitzsimons, Karen Piper
Moderator: Gregory McNamee
In Conversation
Whether through a tree or the water that sustains a community, join Gary Paul Nabhan and Hugh Fitzsimons in an intimate conversation about what it means to have a deep connection to the land.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Hugh Fitzsimons, Gary Nabhan
Moderator: Christine Szuter

A Rock Between Two Rivers
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Trinity University Press
November 2018
ISBN 9781595348401
256 pages
$24.95, INSTORE
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The story of a man coming to terms with the environmental legacy of his family's Texas ranch

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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