Summary: River guides aren’t just aquatic athletes and tourism specialists. They’re contributors to scientific knowledge, important figures to both western science and traditional Indigenous knowledge. Listen in to learn about the connections between river guides, science, and conservation.
Anya Metcalfe, ecologist with the USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center
Learn more about citizen science in Grand Canyon: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc/science/citizen-science-light-trapping-grand-canyon?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects
Nikki Cooley, co-manager of the Tribes & Climate Change Program through the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals at Northern Arizona University
About Nikki Cooley: http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/About/staff_NCooley
ITEP Tribes & Climate Program: http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/tcc/