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Learn & Explore Series Episode 97

"Scenic Aperture"

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Did You Know?

John Wayne made five movies in Monument Valley; "Stagecoach" (1939), "Fort Apache" (1948), "Rio Grande" (1950), "The Searchers" (1956) and "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1959).

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Did You Know?

Male prairie-chickens "dance" to attract females on a lek.

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Did You Know?

In the 1930s, only 30 to 40 breeding pairs of Roseate Spoonbills were left in Florida. Today, benefiting from full legal protection from hunting, there are over 1,000 breeding pairs.

Special Thanks to
Industry Experts: Frank Comisar
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Questions covered in the above interview:

  1. Talk us about Scenic Aperture, what is it?
  2. Let’s jump into the ‘way back machine’, take us to the day that you decided to start this company… when you woke up that day… what was the reason for starting this company?
  3. When you started this company you had a certain audience or avatar you wanted to attract, can you tell us about this person?
  4. Now Scenic Aperture operates some workshops in some areas that are known for heavy bird populations, what are some of the top bird species you can expect to see in these locations?
  5. Out of all your workshops, which of these locations resonates the most with you?
  6. Let’s talk about Monument Valley, what makes this location so unique and special?
  7. Is there such thing a best time of the year to attend of these locations?
  8. What sort of wildlife can one expect to see on some of these other workshops, can you give some examples?
  9. Why do you suppose people keeping coming back to your workshops over and over again?
  10. What are some of the truly extraordinary must see’s while on some of these workshops you offer?
  11. Let’s talk about accommodations and meals… what are they?
  12. In terms of preparation for a trip like this, do you have clothing and gear recommendations for guest?
  13. What experience do you want people attending too leave with?
  14. If I want to attend, what is the process?
  15. Now Frank, you’re still on the hot seat with one final question: What’s the one word that best describes Scenic Aperture?

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