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Online Lecture: The Iditarod, The Last Great Race

Program No. 24242RJ
Join us at 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, February 22 for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about Alaska’s infamous and exciting sled dog race and the amazing sport of dog mushing.
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1 hour
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This is the most iconic sled dog race in the world with a history rooted in the 1925 delivery of much-need Diphtheria serum to Nome, Alaska. Sled dogs and dog racing are embedded in Alaskan life. From the arrival of sled dogs in North America to the finish line of the Iditarod in Nome, join in the excitement and enthusiasm for the amazing sport of dog mushing in Alaska.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll and a reminder email one week, one day, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the instructor live using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted in the lecture description, all those who enroll in this program can attend the live event and will also receive a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within two weeks following the live event.
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Jerri Roberts
Jerri Roberts has been a Road Scholar Study Leader in Alaska on programs in the Arctic, Interior, and Southeast. She has a broad perspective on Alaska’s wildlife and natural history in all of these regions. She has also been an instructor at the Denali Education Center. Jerri has lived in Denali Park for 20 years. She worked as an Interpretive Park Ranger introducing the wonders of the wilderness to thousands of Park visitors on discovery hikes, theater programs, campground programs, and sled dog demonstrations.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Jerri Roberts has been a Road Scholar Study Leader in Alaska on programs in the Arctic, Interior, and Southeast. She has a broad perspective on Alaska’s wildlife and natural history in all of these regions. She has also been an instructor at the Denali Education Center. Jerri has lived in Denali Park for 20 years. She worked as an Interpretive Park Ranger introducing the wonders of the wilderness to thousands of Park visitors on discovery hikes, theater programs, campground programs, and sled dog demonstrations.





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