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Seeing whooping cranes a true gift

February 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

When was the last time you saw a really big bird up close in the wild? Continue Reading

Bird plane runs afoul of federal regulators

January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ten young whooping cranes and the bird-like plane they think is their mother had flown more than halfway to their winter home in Florida when federal regulators stepped in. Continue Reading

Careful for crane: Hunters are urged to double check before shooting

October 5, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Seventy years ago there were only 15 whooping cranes left; whooping crane numbers are up, but not enough to take it off the endangered species list.
Whooping crane spotting has been minimal as of now, but the North Dakota Game and Fish expects the upcoming months be big for sightings. Continue Reading