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EPISODE Five: Andy Ogden

In our fifth episode of this oral history series we are featuring our interview with Andy Ogden, a man who knows more about the Snake River Canyon than most do about their backyard. Andy was introduced to birds of prey by Morley Nelson when he was just a teenager, and Nelson quickly became a role model for Andy. When Andy was in high school Morley convinced him to take on one of the first raptor research and monitoring projects in the Snake River Canyon. Andy become fascinated by the Snake River Canyon, and as a graduate student conducted the first population assessment for Prairie Falcon populations in the region, solidifying is place in the history of this unique National Conservation Area.