Southern Utah’s Annual Amazing Earthfest
Plan to attend the annual Amazing Earthfest, southern Utah’s festival of learning, discovery and adventure, May 12-18, 2013. The Amazing Earthfest is a one-of-a-kind, must-see celebration of land and life in the intermountain west! Local residents and national and international visitors make Kanab their destination during the third week of May. Focused on the wonders of southern Utah’s color country, the Amazing Earthfest is unique. No other region offers such an incredible density of beautiful scenery with an abundance of professional naturalists managing nationally treasured landscapes Offering over 50 inspiring and exciting events in a single week, Amazing Earthfest will increase your ecological awareness and appreciation for nature with events on wildlife, dinosaurs, hiking, geology, resource management, archaeology, local culture and pioneer heritage, performance arts, films and live entertainment. Specialists in botany, geology, forestry, paleontology, and wildlife lead events both indoors and outside in the National Parks, Forests, Monuments, and on the Public Lands. In the company of a specialist, you can experience how the marvelous and delicately balanced ecosystems of southern Utah and the Arizona Strip support the rich tapestry of life in the desert southwest. Embark on an adventure guided by an archaeologist, to discover and appreciate extraordinary Native American cultural sites that reveal pre-historic conditions, lifestyles, and wisdom traditions that have evolved here over thousands of years. Participate in a group cycling event, hike, horseback, or ATV ride. Share in a day of spring trail maintenance on the Kaibab National Forest with a local Ranger. The events of Amazing Earthfest explore ideas, history, natural sciences, artistic creativity, land ethics, human society, community conservation, and economics that stimulate conversation about stewardship of our planet’s natural resources, and responsibility to future generations. See contemporary award-winning documentary films, hear live performances by musicians and poets, and view original work by regional artists. Become inspired by the natural beauty of southern Utah! All events are open to the public and most are free. Pick up your Amazing Earthfest Schedule of Events at the Kane County Office of Tourism, 78 South 100 East, and at visitor centers and businesses throughout the region, or go online at www.amazingearthfest.com. Southern Utah’s Amazing Earthfest makes Kane County a destination for discovery, exploration, and adventure in the heart of America’s Grand Circle! Save the dates of May 12-18, 2013, the Seventh Annual Amazing Earthfest!