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Explore life above the Arctic Circle and close to home

March 6, 2024, at 10am
 

Carol Urness and Janet and Craig Swan shared two outstanding presentations with us. Carol's focuses on Traveling at Home and showcases a wide variety of animals, birds, bugs, plants that we can see around us if we pay attention and look. Carol has also provided a bibliography for the website. 

Janet and Craig shared fabulous maps, pictures, and descriptions of their amazing trip to the Arctic.

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ARMCHAIR TRAVELER

Explore life above the Arctic Circle and close to home

Wed, Mar 6 2024, 10am

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Event to be held via Zoom
 

Explore life above the Arctic Circle and closer to home when UMRA’s Armchair Traveler program meets via Zoom from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6.

Janet and Craig Swan will discuss and show pictures of their travels to and above the Arctic Circle: the land of the Midnight Sun, glaciers and mountains of amazing beauty, arctic birds and mammals that are at the heart of this challenging environment.

"Traveling close to home" is how Carol Urness describes her presentation (rescheduled from January 24). “At some point most of us have to give up travel to distant lands. In this presentation, we will consider ways to ‘travel’ to interesting areas near home, even our own backyards.”

Please mark your calendars. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to UMRA members a week before the program.

—Lynn C. Anderson, Armchair Traveler program chair 

 



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