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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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Monday, Jun 10, 2013 - 8:00 AM
"Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time"
The Yetman brothers continue their trip of exploration through the Grand Canyon, this time focusing on the geology of the canyon and the desert vegetation found along the river. They go plunging through Lava Falls, one of the last big rapids on the Colorado River and watch adults of all ages turn into sprightly kids again while jumping from the edge of a waterfall into a pool below. Two great mysteries about the Grand Canyon are explored in this episode. D
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Monday, Jun 10, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jun 14, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jun 17, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 - 8:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jun 21, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Previous The Desert Speaks on PLUS (MT)
Monday, Jun 10, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time"
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Friday, Jun 7, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch"
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Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Bats Among Us"
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Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Life Along The Rio Sonora"
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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos"
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Monday, Jun 3, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Treasures of the Galapagos"
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Friday, May 31, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Gateway to the Galapagos"
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Heart of a Pueblo"
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Wyoming's Red Desert"
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 8:00 AM  "Goat Packing in the Red Desert"
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