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Making Waves Ep. 49

Friday, March 5, 2021
Susan Washko

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:

Nikki Cooley, co-manager of the Tribes & Climate Change Program through the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals at Northern Arizona University

About Nikki Cooley:

ITEP Tribes & Climate Program:





Running Time: 24 minutes

Host: Susan Washko

Published: 5 March 2021

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Podcast Transcript

The views expressed in the podcast are those of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect the consensus opinion of the general SFS membership.