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GTS & V-GTS Libraries

 

The annual Guides Training Seminar offers a wealth of information on a multitude of fascinating topics.  GTS and V-GTS Libraries will allow the presentations from the Guides Training Seminar to have a life beyond the event.  Check out our V-GTS (Zoom) videos as well as abstracts of past GTS talks, categorized by topic. Tons of great learning, right at your fingertips!

 

2021 Virtal GTS (V-GTS) Presentations

GCNP Superintendent Ed Keable - Address to the River Community

 

Jack Pongyesva (ICCG) - "Intertribal Centennial Conversations Group (Continuing with New Traditions)"

 

Sarana Riggs (Grand Canyon Trust) - "Protecting the Confluence and the Little Colorado River Gorge"

 

Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss (Havasupai Tribe) - "To Become One"

 

Daniel Bulletts (Southern Paiute Tribe) - "Share and Respect the Southern Paiute Way"

 

Ka-Voka Jackson (Hualapai Tribe) - Hwal'bay in the Grand Canyon: Integrating Traditional and Scientific Perspectives"

 

Zuni Film -- "Then, Now, and Forever: Zuni in the Grand Canyon" (Important note for indigenous viewers -- this film contains footage of the innermost parts of Grand Canyon that may not be suitable for everyone to see. The film is interrupted at one point to discuss these cultural considerations).

 

Dr. Robert Schelly (NPS) - "Restoring Grand Canyon's Native Fishes and Mitigating Invasive Species Threats"

 

2020 Virtual GTS (V-GTS) Presentations

Brad Dimock Presentation - "Bert Loper's Boat(s)"

Brad Dimock Q&A

 

Sam Jansen Presentation - "The Whale Foundation in the time of COVID-19"

 

Emily Omana Smith (NPS) Presentation - "Update on Fisheries & GC Science"

Emily Omana Smith Q&A

 

Erica Fareio Presentation - "Balancing river guide life with entrepreneurship"

Erica Fareio Q&A

 

Ted Kennedy Presentation - "Bug Flow Data from 2018 & 2019"

Ted Kennedy Q&A

 

Alicyn Gitlin Presentation - "Projects that threaten our water and public lands"

Alicyn Gitlin Q&A

 

Sarana Riggs Presentation - "Tribal pandemic assistance, Intertribal Advisory Group work, & LCR dam threats"

Sarana Riggs Q&A

 

Zeke Lauck Presentation - "Adopt-a-Beach Program"

 

GTS LIBRARY

Check out informative abstracts of presentations from past GTS Land Session events, categorized by topic.  Our plan is to add to the list each year so check back for new information!  These files are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. Follow the link to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader

 

ARCHAEOLOGY

 

ASTRONOMY

 

BOATING (also see the History section)

 

COLORADO RIVER MANAGEMENT PLAN

 

CULTURAL RESOURSES

 

DAM MANAGEMENT

 

ECOLOGY

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

 

FLORA AND FAUNA

Aquatic Insects:

Bats:

Butterflies:

Fish:

Herps:

Tamarisk & Tamarisk Beetles

Snails:

Vegetation: (also see Tamarisk section)

Wildlife:

 

GEOLOGY

Grand Canyon Origins & Misc Geology

Interpreting Geology:

Landslides:

Sandbars & Geomorphology:

 

Volcanism & Lava Dams:

 

GUIDING

 

HEALTH

 

HISTORY

Dock Marston:

Jet Boats:

John Wesley Powell:

Misc History:

Women in Grand Canyon:

 

HYDROLOGY

 

OVERFLIGHTS

 

SAFETY

 

WATER LAW