Writer

Marjorie “Slim” Woodruff

Marjorie “Slim” Woodruff is a native of Arizona and a graduate of Northern Arizona University.  She has worked in outdoor recreation and education for most of her adult life.  Currently she guides tours and teaches classes in Grand Canyon National Park.  She is also a guest lecturer and guide for Road Scholar and a board member of the Grand Canyon Historical Society


Articles

What do we owe wildland firefighters?

By Jonathon Golden

Vacancies, of course, limit how much federal firefighters can do. If Western communities want to be protected, they need to ensure that their firefighters receive better pay and benefits.

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“Look at me” culture leaves too many marks

By Marjorie “Slim” Woodruff

“The pioneers endured drought, famine, disease, and death in order to reach the West and scratch their names on the wall.”

Photograph by Lloyd Bunk, courtesy of Unsplash

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GRAND CANYON TAKES A BREAK FROM THE CROWDS

By Marjorie “Slim” Woodruff

To reach any national park in the West, people have to travel. Travel is risky and helps spread the virus.

Photograph by Marjorie “Slim” Woodruff

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