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The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world. Much more than a nature documentary, THE DESERT SPEAKS presents stories about the people, cultures, plants, animals and geological features encountered on travel adventures in deserts near and far away. Host David Yetman is a research scientist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center and is a nationally known author and accomplished photographer who specializes in the plants, geography and people of northwestern Mexico. Using boats, bikes and burros, Yetman takes viewers from Bolivia to Baja California, bringing his boundless enthusiasm, energy and knowledge to . . .

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Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2" Beginning at the San Pedro River and heading west, host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, journey through some of natural wonders that would not be part of the United States if it hadn't been for the Gadsden Purchase. They drive through the "sky islands" of the Pinaleno Mountains, travel through the hard-core desert of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and visit the historic desert oasis, Quitobaquito Springs before finishing off their trip at the Colorado River near Yuma, the western border of the Gadsden Purchase. Additionally, they examine the different types of border fences that affect more than just the ecological relationship between the United States and Mexico. D
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Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 29, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 2" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jan 1, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Desert Venom" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Jaguars and Vaqueros" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Utah's Slick Rock Country" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 5, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jan 8, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Navajo Canyon Lands" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 - 8:00 AM "The Driest Desert in the World" (PLUS)
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