Presenter Directory

Past Event Presenters

Exciting, creative and informative presentations on the myriad natural wonders, arts, culture and community of the American West are the heartbeat of Amazing Earthfest. For these we are deeply grateful to our event presenters whose skills, experience and inspiration create the richly educational content that makes our festival so extraordinary!

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Stellar Vista Observatory and University of Utah South Physics Observatory

Paul Ricketts

Steven Most

Dave Lane

Canyon Dames Hiking Facebook Page

Willow Canyon Outdor Company & Gilberg Design

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument & Grand Staircase Escalante Partners

Fund for People in the Parks

Great Old Broads for Wilderness

U. S. Forest Service, No. Kaibab Ranger District

Amazing Earthfest and Stellar Vista Observatory

Stellar Vista Observatory

A nonprofit organization dedicated to the design, construction and operation of an educational astronomical observatory in Kanab, Utah.

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Amazing Earthfest and Kanab High School

Victor Cooper & Walt Thirion

Antarctic Adventurers of Kanab!

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Glen Canyon Natural History Association

  GLEN CANYON NHA, 32 NORTH 10TH AVENUE / PO BOX 1835, PAGE, ARIZONA, 86040, (928) 640-3900 INFO@GLENCANYONNHA.ORG OUR MISSION We are a cooperating association that supports and funds education, research, interpretation, and visitor services within the public lands on the Colorado Plateau in Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. Working in partnership with the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and…

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Christiane Turner and Quantum NLP

Christiane Turner is author of 5 books, and an International Quantum NLP Trainer, Coach and Consultant. Always exploring the next possible threshold of human consciousness, Christiane is a natural teacher. Her dynamic combination of strength and gentleness helps her to lead clients and groups to break-through change and lasting transformation.  Being the typical German perfectionist, she easily navigates the constantly shifting landscape of Training, Coaching and Consulting, moving between ancient wisdom and modern technology, basing…

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Southern Utah Space Foundation

The Southern Utah Space Foundation is dedicated to astronomy education and outreach. We provide the opportunity for all people in all walks of life to participate in astronomy. Since this possibility has only recently become a modern reality, we want to reach out to the community with all of the technological advancement of today, so that everyone can have access to astronomy.

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Old Spanish Trail Association

The Old Spanish Trail has been called the most arduous and difficult trail in the United States. With Native American historical roots, the trail was used by the adventurous and opportunists bringing textiles from Santa Fe to trade for mules and horses in Los Angeles beginning in the early 1800s. Spanning more than 2500 miles, parts of the trail were used by fur trappers and later by railroad and military surveyors.

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Juniper Ridge Restaurant, Saloon & Sports Bar

Juniper Ridge, 2631 N, Hwy 89A, Fredonia AZ. 86022

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Amazing Earthfest and Z-Arts

Amazing Earthfest and the Center for the Arts at Kayenta

Red Pueblo Chapter-Old Spanish Trail Association

Wildlands Network

Reconnect. Restore. Rewild. Imagine a world where nature is unbroken, and where humans co-exist in harmony with the land and its wild inhabitants. In 1991, Wildlands Network embarked on a very bold mission: to reconnect, restore, and rewild North America so that life in all its diversity can thrive. Our work has since catalyzed a dramatic shift in conservation, with parks and other protected areas serving as the building blocks for wildlands networks across the continent.

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Sierra Club Utah & Utah Dine Bikeyah

U.S. Forest Service and Arizona Trail Association

Sego Restaurant

Sego serves diners a selection of regional new American cuisine focusing on what makes this country unique and eclectic. From coast to coast, the USA has some of the finest world cuisine and we honor that melting pot through our social plates dining concept in one of the United States' most stunning locations. "Food should connect us to where we are, and where we have been! When people eat my food I want them to…

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Action Photo Tours

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Sego Restaurant

Bar 10 Ranch

Utah Rock Art Research Association

Amazing Earthfest and BLM Kanab Field Office

Emily Schrepf

Wild Kane County

Colorado Plateau Dark Sky Cooperative

Willow Wind Poets

A newly established chapter of the Utah State Poetry Society in Kane County.

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High Desert Backcountry Horsemen

Red Pueblo Museum and Heritage Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Lobos of the Southwest

Randy Dunning

United Church of Kanab – Fredonia

Professor Val Rust

Kane County Master Gardeners & Kanab City Beautification Committee

Amazing Earthfest & Kanab City Beautification Committee

Amazing Earthfest Documentary Film Fest

Fremont Indian State Park

During construction of Interstate 70, ruins from a large ancient Fremont Indian village were uncovered. This museum was built to preserve treasures from the site, including pottery, baskets and arrowheads. The ancient people decorated many nearby cliff walls with unique rock art. Spend a few hours at the museum, tour the rock art sites and then camp at nearby Castle Rock Campground.

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument

Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument provides a sense of solitude to those who venture into its isolated domain. The Monument's expansive landscape encompasses a chronicle of natural and cultural history that is just waiting to be discovered. For those prepared and equipped to explore the largely undeveloped landscape, a trip into the Parashant is a journey into the wild!

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Hubbell Trading Post

The oldest continuously operated trading post in the American Southwest for Native American Arts and Handcrafts.

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Willow Canyon Outdoor Company

Quality, Value, Soul Serendipity. We were passing through Kanab on our way... somewhere else... but we had some history and old friends in southern Utah, so we paused to visit. We never left. Everything just sort of came together around us, and here we are. In any case, we arrived with a strong notion of what we wanted to do. We were passionate about the outdoors, we possessed an abiding love of books, and we…

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Vishnu Temple Press

Virgin Valley Recycling

Utah Pioneer Heritage Arts

Utah Dept. of Natural Resources

Utah ATV Club

Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts

The Rocking V Cafe

We set out to create a fun place to eat great food, served by really friendly people, in a relaxifying atmosphere, surrounded by cool art & good music. Simple.  A spot where you can come and have a wonderful time after a fantastic day of hiking, a long day of driving, or a lazy, waste-lots-of-time-doing-nothin' day & find an oasis of enjoyment for your senses. There’s a reason we don’t have WiFi. Chill. Exhale. Sit. Listen.…

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The Herb Basket

Seldom Seen Adventures

Richard G. Zweifel

Redstone Farm

Quantum NLP

Pipe Spring National Monument

Ote Dale

North Rim, Grand Canyon Nat’l Park

Lynn Chamberlain’s Camera Outdoors

Larry Baer

Local Cycling Enthusiasts

Kevin Stout

Kevin Stout & Brian Booth 5 Quintet

Kanab Cycling Club

Kaibab National Forest, N Kaibab Ranger District

Jazzed5 Records

James & Jenny Tarpley

Jake’s Chaparral Restaurant

Heartwater Farm

GSENM Artist-in-Residence Program: BLM

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument (GSENM)

Grand Canyon Trust – UT Forests Program

Fredonia Booster Club

Eric Bresselsmith

Dixie National Forest, Powell Ranger District

Dixie Mountain Bike Trail Assoc.

Creative Community

Colorado College

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Brian Booth

BLM Kanab Field Office

Arizona ATV Club

American Conservation Experience

Amazing Earthfest

5 County Recycling

Michael Mountain ,

Formerly, Michael was President of Best Friends Animal Society and is one of the founders of that nonprofit organization.

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Maida Withers ,

Joe & Barbara Andrade

Wingate Wilderness Therapy ,

WinGate seeks the kind of internally motivated change that relies upon a profound therapeutic alliance between the client and the therapeutic team. This kind of alliance requires a staff that is creative, caring, authentically engaged, and exhaustively trained. Most importantly, though, it requires a deep and genuine respect for our clients. Not only is alliance-based therapy validated by extensive clinical research, but it’s also validated by our own experience with hundreds of clients. We watch…

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Clive Romney

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners is the 501(c)(3) friends group of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM, the Monument).The Monument covers more area than the states of Delaware and Rhode Island combined, making it the largest unit of the National Conservation Lands system. From glamorous dinosaur finds to discoveries of new plant species, the Monument holds a wealth of yet-to-be analyzed scientific and cultural data.

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Garkane Energy ,

Garkane Energy Cooperative, Inc. serves all or parts of six counties in South-Central Utah and two counties in North-Central Arizona, a rural area, with considerable tourism. The Cooperative serves four national parks, two national monuments, a national recreation area, three national forests, and considerable BLM lands. Several state parks are also served. Private lands encompass only about 10% of the coops service territory of 16,000 square miles. Excellent outdoor recreation activities abound, including hunting, fishing, camping, boating and hiking.…

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Best Friends Animal Society ,

Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters. A leader in the no-kill movement, Best Friends runs the nation's largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, as well as lifesaving programs in collaboration with its nationwide network of members and partners working to Save Them All.

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Debra & Rich Csenge ,

Owners, Joy In Wood Furniture Makers, est. 1979 and Adobe Studio and Fine Art Gallery Founding Director, Amazing Earthfest President, Stellar Vista Observatory

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The nonprofit Amazing Earthfest, based in Kanab, celebrates land and life on the Colorado Plateau through it's 14th annual festival of learning, discovery and the arts. This year's festival is being delivered entirely online to keep participants safe from Covid…

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