“You are never too young to have a dream and never too old to make it come true.” -Pam Flowers
Author and adventurer Pam Flowers will tell tales of her dog sledding adventures in the Arctic and Minnesota April 6 through 8.
The following Pam Flowers presentations are FREE and open to the public!
Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m.-Detroit Lakes Library
Wednesday, April 7 at 1 p.m.-Breckenridge Elementary/Middle School
Thursday, April 8 at 1 p.m.-Atkinson Elementary School (Barnesville)
Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m.-Moorhead Library
Pam Flowers is a registered respiratory therapist who currently earns her living by public speaking and writing. In 1996, Pam became the 14th recipient of the “Gold Medal from the Society of Woman Geographers,” following in the footsteps of Amelia Earhart, Margaret Mead, and Jane Goodall. In 1991, Pam was named an “Outsider of the Year” by Outside magazine. She has participated in nine Arctic expeditions, seven by dog team, two by snow machine. Pam has completed the 1049-mile Iditarod Sled Dog Race, reached the Magnetic North Pole three times, traveled north over the frozen Arctic Ocean farther than any other solo woman and completed the longest solo dog sled journey on record by a woman.
Pam is the author of Douggie, Big Enough Anna: The Little Sled Dog Who Braved the Arctic and the co-author of Alone Across the Arctic: One Woman’s Epic Journey. She has written many magazine articles including articles for Fur-Fish-Game and Dog World magazines. She also has produced two documentary videos and publishes the Polar Expedition Newsletter.
Pam has spoken to more than 400,000 students at over 650 schools and has spoken at the Smithsonian and the St. Louis Science Center.
Her next goal is to hike the 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail.
Programming is supported in part by the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF).