National Geographic Highlights SBSC Science and Youth Program

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National Geographic posted a video on their webpage titled, “At 17 Million Years Old, Grand Canyon Still Has Lessons to Teach”. The video focuses on the importance of the Colorado River, mostly from the perspective of participants in the Grand Canyon Youth program, a partner of the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC) (part the Southwest Biological Science Center).

Anya Metcalfe and Carol Fritzinger of the GCMRC are featured in the video created by Freshwaters Illustrated in cooporation with the USGS. National Geographic has picked this short film to highlight as an example of an exceptional short video. The link to the full video is here: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/17-million-years-old-grand-canyon-still-has-lessons-to-teach. A shorter video is on the Facebook page for National Geographic and has been viewed by 1.4 million times (https://www.facebook.com/natgeo/videos/10154132008298951/?pnref=story).