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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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Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 - 8:00 AM    "Jaguars and Vaqueros" Host David Yetman travels along with the Northern Jaguar Project to see how they use motion activated cameras to track jaguar movements through Eastern Sonora Mexico. By paying local ranch owners for any jaguar images captured on their land, this project working to convince the vaquero (the Mexican cowboy) that el tigre is worth more alive than dead.. D
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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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Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Andean Civilizations" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM "People and Their Prickly Plants" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 - 8:00 AM "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Monumental Dunes" (PLUS)
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