Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

National Geographic Highlights SBSC Science and Youth Program

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: A shorter video is on the Facebook page for National Geographic and has been viewed by 1.4 million times (

Get Our News

These items are in the RSS feed format (Really Simple Syndication) based on categories such as topics, locations, and more. You can install and RSS reader browser extension, software, or use a third-party service to receive immediate news updates depending on the feed that you have added. If you click the feed links below, they may look strange because they are simply XML code. An RSS reader can easily read this code and push out a notification to you when something new is posted to our site.