Day Programs & Events

Explore and learn about our public lands.

Around the state, Alaska Geographic coordinates many day programs and events that celebrate our public lands. Whether it’s a presentation, a film screening or a hands-on experience, the more you are exposed to the Alaska’s amazing public lands, the more you will care about these special places.


In Denali at the Murie Science and Learning Center

Evening Speaker Series
These events host visiting scientists and resources specialists for in depth explorations of Alaska science and history. Presentations are offered throughout the summer months, typically on  Friday evenings, at 7pm in the Murie Science and Learning Center classroom.

June 6 Wolf Population Biology with Layne Adams

June 8 Uncovering Stories in Denali’s Archives with Kim Arthur

June 15 Arctic Songbirds with Helen Chmura

June 22 Discovering Unknown Alaskan Bird Migrations (Long-tailed Jaeger) with Autumn Lynn-Harrison

June 29 Denali’s Weather with Benjamin Bartos

July 6 Hoary Marmots with Katie Rubin

July 13 Lynx and Hare Interactions with Knut Kielland

July 20 Wolverines with David Saalfeld

July 27 Fur-bearing Insects of Denali with Jessica Rykken

August 3 Arctic Ground Squirrels with Nigel Golden

August 10 Permafrost, Landslides, and the Park Road with Annette Patton

August 17 Wildfire at the Forest-Tundra Boundary in Denali with Xanthe Walker

August 24 Boreal and Subarctic Plants Under Climate Change with Christa Mulder

August 31 Denali Wolves with Bridget Borg

September 7 Spruce Trees and Climate Change with Fluer Nicklen

K-12 Education with Denali National Park & Preserve
The National Park Service offers a number of educational programs for visitors to Denali. Please visit their Plan Your Visit page to see the opportunities.  Some specific programs include: Classroom Visits by Rangers, Distance Education Visits with Rangers, Denali Science School, and Educational Curriculum.