Amanda Podmore

Grand Canyon Director

Amanda Podmore - Favorites

Plateau favorites
Little-known facts
  • Was once a ballroom dance instructor
  • Has been making jewelry since college
  • Served in the Peace Corps in Rwanda
  • Best trip ever was a 25-day winter Grand Canyon rafting trip
Favorite books
  • Germinal by Émile Zola
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus
  • Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness by Amy Irvine
  • The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

Amanda's Blog


The Little Colorado River is known for its milky-blue waters, but how does it get that color?

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Two down, one to go. Developer yanks proposals to dam Little Colorado River on Navajo Nation land.

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Take flight for a bird's-eye look at the Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon and imagine what a proposed dam could mean for this beloved landscape.

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