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Capitol Hill Speech & Film Festival Debut

“Travels with Darley” filmed in New Mexico for a variety of videos and broadcast content for PBS, as well as film festivals, social media and special events in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails Act and Wild & Scenic Rivers Act.


In partnership with the National Forest Foundation, Darley spoke on Capitol Hill to kick of National Trails Day in honor of the 50th, relaying her adventures rafting along the Rio Chama, hiking with the Navajo and star gazing in the Gila National Forest. She also spoke about the importance of getting outdoors for mental and physical health, as well as educating the next generation on the value of our earth and environment.


The "New Mexico's Continental Divide"  Raft New Mexico’s Rio Chama video short is featured as a Wild and Scenic River 50th Anniversary Film and in the 7th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in New Mexico.

Darley speaking on Capitol Hill on National Trails Day.



Darley's digital content gets featured as a Wild & Scenic Rivers 50th Anniversary Film.


A great example of a multi-platform production that reaches people across digital, broadcast, social and live events, here's where you can catch Darley's adventures along the Continental Divide Trail coming up:

PBS and Create TV

International Networks, including Malaysia, the UK and beyond

Verizon Digital

Wild & Scenic Rivers Film Festival Online with various partners

Social Media


Watch a preview of this episode on PBS.

And check out Darley's short film on rafting the Rio Chama with a longtime guide and environmentalist.


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