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Insider's Look Podcast 24: Jan. 8, 2010

Ranger Andy Pearce discusses Environmental Education at Grand Canyon
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Insider's Look at Grand Canyon #24
Interview with Ranger Andy Pearce about the Environmental Education program at Grand Canyon.
Running Time 07m:16s - Jan. 8, 2010 - Produced by Park Ranger Patrick Gamman
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Check out detailed information about the Environmental Education program at Grand Canyon at the For Teachers pages.

Family activities at Grand Canyon, such as the Junior Ranger program, can be found at the For Kids pages.

 
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Insider's Look at Grand Canyon Podcast

Delivers periodic audio bulletins and enhanced podcasts about park news and events. Topics include anything and everything about Grand Canyon National Park. Hosted and produced by Park Ranger Patrick Gamman.

iPod users, this program is also available on the iTunes Insider's Look at Grand Canyon Podcast Channel

Podcasts are listed in order of release date, with the most recent on the top of the index page.




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Did You Know?

SPRINGS PROVIDE OASES FOR FLORA AND FAUNA

Within the Grand Canyon, the type and abundance of organisms is directly related to the presence or absence of water. The Colorado River and its tributaries, as well as springs, seeps, stock tanks and ephemeral pools provide oases to flora and fauna in this semi-arid southwest desert area.