Weather can’t spoil a trip to remember down the Grand Canyon

Weather can’t spoil a trip to remember down the Grand Canyon

By Eileen Ogintz DID YOU KNOW: Desert Big Horn Sheep are seen more frequently in the Grand Canyon now that their major food source competitors—wild burros—have been removed. Great Blue Herons, seen everywhere in the canyon, are America’s largest herons. Ravens, often...
Better and best: Thoughts on our last day rafting the Grand Canyon

Better and best: Thoughts on our last day rafting the Grand Canyon

By Eileen Ogintz DID YOU KNOW: Only about 100 people had traveled by boat through the Grand Canyon by 1949–eighty years after John Wesley Powell’s historic expedition. When war-surplus inflatable craft became available, Georgie White pioneered present-day...