Harris Nature Center Hosts Introduction to Dog Sledding

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Posted at 3:45 PM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 15:45:48-05

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Embark on a new adventure at the Harris Nature Center (3998 Van Atta Rd) in Meridian Township on Saturday, February 8th. In this Introduction to Dog Sledding class for adults, participants will learn all about the Samoyed dog breed, and the history of the Iditarod as well as the sport of dog sledding. The class runs from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

“The instructors will have their Samoyed dogs here for the program and participants will learn how to harness them and hook the dogs up to the sled,” said Senior Park Naturalist Kati Adams. “This is a great opportunity for people to find out how to get started in the sport of dog sledding.”

Adams also advises participants to dress appropriately for the weather and leave their own dogs at home. The fee is $15/ person and the class is for adults only. Space is limited, so contact 517.349.3866 to register today.

For more information about programs at the Harris Nature Center, contact 517.349.3866 or You can also find out more online at [] or follow the Harris Nature Center on social media at and

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