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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, Apr 4, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Life Along The Rio Sonora" The Rio Sonora in northwest Mexico begins at a spring just south of the U.S. border and cuts through the Sonoran Desert on its way to the Gulf of California near Kino Bay. Life in the Rio Sonora Valley has survived on the river's modest flows for centuries. D
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Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Passions of the Pitaya" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 6, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 9, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 9, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Palms in the Desert" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 - 4:00 PM "On The Road to Cajamarca" (PLUS)
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