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Episode of Desert Speaks

Grand Canyon, The Human Touch

Season 15, Episode 9 of 13
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Host David Yetman joins his brother, geologist Dick Yetman, for an exploration of the traces of humans along the Colorado River and Grand Canyon region. They observe sacred salt mines from the boat, visit the intersection of the Little Colorado River with the main river and even enjoy an impromptu canyon concert. The brothers learn the history of rapids - how they got their names, the scales of intensity and spend time with scientists studying the effects of the Glen Canyon Dam on the flora and fauna of the Grand Canyon.

When to Watch

day time channel
9/17/2015 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
9/17/2015 11 p.m. UA Channel
9/17/2015 11:30 p.m. World
9/18/2015 PBS HD
9/18/2015 6 a.m. UA Channel

Previously Aired

day time channel
8/15/2012 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
8/16/2012 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
11/6/2012 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
11/7/2012 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
6/24/2013 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
6/25/2013 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
8/7/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
8/7/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
8/7/2014 11:30 p.m. World
8/8/2014 PBS HD
8/8/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel
12/30/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
12/30/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
12/31/2014 PBS HD
12/31/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel

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