Arboretum Visitors Learn About Huskies At Annual Dog Sledding Event

Hundreds who visited the Morton Arboretum on Saturday in Lisle left a little smarter — or at least with increased knowledge about huskies.The first day of the annual Husky Heroes event offered plenty of opportunities for suburban residents like the Moore family of Wheaton to learn about Siberian huskies and their sled-pulling talents.Arboretum visitors could listen to a brief presentation about dog sledding, then watch teams of huskies pull sledders around a 1/3-mile loop.They could watch a video called “The Last Great Race” to learn about the role huskies played in Alaskan history and today’s world of competitive dog sled racing.Read more here:


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