Posts Tagged ‘Crane Count’
It’s a crane crazy weekend here in the Midwest! First, the International Crane Foundation kicks off their 2011 season today here in Baraboo. ICF will be open to the public from 9 am to 5 pm daily from now through October 31st. Admission is $9.50 for adults. 6-17 yrs, $5.00. Members get in free and there are special rates for school groups. Click Here for more information. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 16, 2011 the annual Midwest Crane Count runs from 5:30 am to 7:30 am CDT. Last year 176 cranes spotted around Sauk County and 156 the year before. If you’d still like to get in on this year’s count you should contact Sauk County’s Count Coordinator, Jane Franzen (The lady on all local American Family billboards..) at 608.356.8946 or by email at email@example.com. For other counties or other states in the Midwest you can find your local coordinator here.
*** Today’s photo was taken this morning at the Merrimac Preserve just south of Baraboo.