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When Is A Whooping Crane Not A Whooping Crane?

Along the Central Platte River in Nebraska, there is an annual congregation of hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes during the month of March.  For about two decades or so, there has also been a single whooping crane that appears to arrive and depart with those sandhill cranes.  848 more words

Prairie Natural History

March 17th

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My day ended pretty miraculously with a pot of gold (sky) at the end of the rainbow. But more on that in a minute. 355 more words

Sandhill Crane Migration

If you haven’t had a chance to observe the Sandhill Crane migration coming through Nebraska, change that this year – especially if you live in Nebraska. 134 more words

Julie's School - What I'm Thinking & Learning

Contact your District Commissioner about changes to the Kentucky Sandhill season

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) is now considering a proposal to expand the Sandhill Crane hunting season. The KDFWR Wildlife Committee has forwarded the suggested changes to the full Commission which will consider them during its meeting March 23, 2018. 307 more words

KY Coalition For Sandhill Cranes

Nature Notes: Territorial Tunes

I spent the first “spring heat wave” of March exploring the backwaters of the Mississippi River in the Trempealeau Wildlife Refuge. Down here in bluff country, the Mississippi flows between the breathtaking bluffs of Minnesota and Wisconsin. 876 more words


Sunday ~ March 11, 2018

Happy Sunday!

I’ll finish up my Green Island shoot with the last four images today.

It wasn’t my best day at Green Island, but anytime I can come home with some images on my card it is a good day. 159 more words

Daily Posts

When It Rains Cranes

When it rains Sandhill Cranes, even thunderstorms take note.

Lord knows how long this migration party’s been going on.

The Platte River itself is giddy over being the chosen haven for a spell. 42 more words