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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, Sep 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "Desolation Canyon River Journey" Take a trip down the virtually unknown Green River in Utah, which is often overshadowed by its more famous counterpart - the mighty Colorado River. Along the river's course explore what is perhaps the best-known geographical feature of the river, the prehistoric creatures buried along its banks in Dinosaur National Monument. No trip down the Green River would be complete without a venture through the appropriately named Desolation Canyon and some of the wildest, least inhabited areas remaining in the U.S. D
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Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Desolation Canyon River Journey" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Living Traditions of the Tohono O'Odham" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 21, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Origins of a Royal Road" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Royal Road Across The Frontier" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 28, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 1, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Treasures of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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