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Eco-photos of the week: March 6-12

March 11, 2011, 6:47 a.m.
A musher and her dogs set off on the trail with crowds cheering

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Iditarod mush-off

Angie Taggart of Ketchikan sets off with her dogs on March 6 from the starting line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Willow, Alaska, as crowds look on and cheer.

This year, 62 mushers are competing in the famous 1,100-mile sled dog race to Nome.