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The Story of Place

The Story of Place is a short film that takes us deep into the unprotected territory of Greater Canyonlands, alongside Craig Childs, Ace Kvale, and Jim Enote, who narrate the story of this grand landscape. Directed by Sinuhe Xavier. Executive Producers: Justin Clifton and The Grand Canyon Trust. Narrated by Craig Childs

Brigham Young University students call for a Greater Canyonlands National Monument

The first in a series of student films about Greater Canyonlands.

Rowland Hall (SLC) High School students call for a Greater Canyonlands National Monument

When Utah high school student Kelsey Oliver learned about the campaign to convince President Obama to protect Greater Canyonlands she leapt into action, organizing a student excursion to the area:

A Personal Plea for Greater Canyonlands

In the third in a series of five short films created by young people on the importance of protecting Greater Canyonlands, Taylor Graham describes how he grew up exploring the deep wild canyons of southern Utah,which left him invigorated with a “powerful love of life.”

College Students’ Annual Pilgrimage — No, it’s not to Daytona

The following short video (the 4th in a series of five short films created by young people on the importance of protecting Greater Canyonlands), features students from Colorado College on an “annual pilgrimage” to Greater Canyonlands as they grapple with the questions “How can we protect this awe-inspiring place for the future? How can we advocate for such natural beauty? How can we become stewards?”

University of Utah Students: Protect Greater Canyonlands

The following short video (the last in a series of five short films) highlights students from the University of Utah who spent a semester studying an increasing body of research that shows how spending time in nature enhances a person’s high level cognitive functioning, creative problem solving and sense of well-being.

An overview of Greater Canyonlands:

A short film about local support for protecting Greater Canyonlands:

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