Thursday, October 1, 2015

Sandhill crane event upcoming; details below

Though State Rep. and noted videotaped omnivore Joel Kleefisch, (R-Oconomwoc) had looked unsuccessfully for a justification to shoot and grill Sandhill cranes, the majestic migrating birds...
Sandhill Cranes Migration - In Sky over Platte River at Sunset
 ...are still free to fly through Wisconsin for your appreciation, the DNR reports:
Upcoming events at Sandhill Wildlife Area 
By Central Office September 21, 2015 
Contact(s): Britt Searles, DNR wildlife program associate, 715-884-6335 
BABCOCK, Wis. -- Join the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on this fall for a number of events at Sandhill Wildlife Area
The schedule for fall events is as follows - registration and fees can be sent to Sandhill OSC, PO Box 156, Babcock, Wis. 54413: 
Crane Watch, Saturday, Oct. 17, 3 p.m. - Watch and listen as thousands of cranes descend on Sandhill's Gallagher Marsh, a key staging area during the fall migration. Participants should dress for cold weather in neutral colors (camouflage preferred). This event will be held rain or shine, and scopes, binoculars and cameras are welcome. Registration for each participant is $15 and is due Oct. 9 (limit 20 people).

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