Schedule banner

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 . . .

Visit the The Desert Speaks website

Episode Description
Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" In an effort to discover more about the desert tortoise, host David Yetman treks from the dry deserts of Utah to the tropics of Northwestern Mexico in search of these special animals. The trail begins outside of St. George Utah, which has more tortoises there per square kilometer than anywhere else in the United States. D
Show is TVG

More The Desert Speaks on PLUS (PT)
Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 - 7:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Friday, Oct 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Monday, Oct 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Friday, Oct 26, 2012 - 7:00 AM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Monday, Oct 29, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Medieval Drought in the Southwest" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Of Drought and Fire" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Giants on a Galapagos Island" (PLUS)
Show is TVG
Idaho PTV Homepage Idaho PTV Homepage