Sedona is known for its colorful rocks, but how did this striking landscape come to be? Join Ranney on a thrilling trip back in time when the red rocks were part of a coastal plain, a Sahara-like desert, and warm, tropical seas. Learn how the area became sculpted into a maze of breathtaking buttes, spires, and mesas. And, be sure to ask plenty of questions – Ranney has been studying the red rocks of Sedona for over 35 years!
Wayne Ranney is a world-renowned geologist and public speaker who travels the globe bringing the stories of Earth’s landscapes to life. He has lectured on all seven of the Earth’s continents and is the author of eight books, including Carving Grand Canyon, Sedona Through Time, and Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. Ranney seeks to inspire and educate the public about Earth’s geologic history and its fascinating evolution.