Course Description

ONLINE: As one of the major natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon has fascinated people for centuries. In this lecture-based course, we will explore: 1) the geology and trails of the Grand Canyon; 2) ancient and modern human history at the Grand Canyon; and 3) wildlife, preservation and conservation of the Grand Canyon and its resources. Topics will include modern history and people who have lived in or near the canyon, such as prospectors, miners, guides and first hoteliers. Students will learn about Native American tribal history as well as modern concerns about the canyon. Did you know 11 Native tribes have close associations with this iconic place? We will cover biology, including animals and plants common or unique to the canyon, and, of course, the famous mules of the Grand Canyon. | Lecture + Q&A.

Max enrollment: 200.

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Section Title
Why Is the Grand Canyon "Grand"?
Online - Zoom
3:30PM to 4:45PM
Jan 29, 2024 to Feb 12, 2024
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