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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

Hands off the rocks

By Marjorie “Slim” Woodruff

Hikers are flooding our public lands, so I ask the question: Why can’t people just leave the poor rocks alone?…

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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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