15 episodes

Hidden forces shape our ideas, beliefs, and experiences of Grand Canyon. Join us, as we uncover the stories between the canyon’s colorful walls. Probe the depths, and add your voice for what happens next at Grand Canyon!

Behind the Scenery National Park Service

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Hidden forces shape our ideas, beliefs, and experiences of Grand Canyon. Join us, as we uncover the stories between the canyon’s colorful walls. Probe the depths, and add your voice for what happens next at Grand Canyon!

    #15: In the Field with Emergency Services Volunteer Bob Derr

    #15: In the Field with Emergency Services Volunteer Bob Derr

    Have you ever wondered what it's like to volunteer at a National Park? Bob Derr has been volunteering on the North Rim of Grand Canyon for six years in emergency services. Join us as we discuss his time here and and the value of volunteering.

    • 11 min
    #14: Your Questions Answered

    #14: Your Questions Answered

    You ask - we find the answers together! After google-ing what were the most common questions people ask about Grand Canyon in online searches, rangers Kate and Brendan chat about common interests in the park.

    • 17 min
    #13: Canyon Kinetics

    #13: Canyon Kinetics

    How can you prepare for a hike into Grand Canyon? Explore the ups and downs of canyon hiking on the human body. Preventive Search and Rescue A.K.A. “PSAR” about share how you can best prepare your body to get ready for a long hike.

    • 16 min
    #12: What to eat in the Heat

    #12: What to eat in the Heat

    Planning a hike into Grand Canyon? What should you feed your body for strenuous exercise in a hot, dry climate? Preventive Search and Rescue rangers share their favorite trail snacks and pro tips how on to avoid a sufferfest in the heat. Explore how to fuel your body for the beautiful challenges of hiking in canyon country.

    • 22 min
    #11: Bison - Learning Sustainability with an American Icon

    #11: Bison - Learning Sustainability with an American Icon

    How can a diverse set of skills be used to solve complex problems? This episode explores the uniqueness of the North Rim bison herd, and what it takes to implement a bison management plan that prioritizes a healthy ecosystem.

    • 37 min
    #10: Dams Part One: Dams Alter the River

    #10: Dams Part One: Dams Alter the River

    Welcome to the water world at the bottom of a mile-high desert! In today’s episode, we'll explore how the Glen Canyon Dam changed the Colorado River through one story about wildlife struggling to survive in a damned world. The big picture of development invites you to consider ongoing inquiries about how to balance the stuff you need with the life you want to see.

    • 47 min

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