Cranes: Symbol of Survival

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You have probably been seeing or hearing these beautiful birds as they return to Wisconsin. Want to learn more about cranes?  There are plenty of opportunities!

International Crane Foundation will be hosting a mini-workshop “Whooping Cranes- Back from the Brink” at the Earth Day Celebration, April 27. For more information about the workshop, visit our website Mini Workshop Information

Or take a visit to the International Crane Foundation!  Tours will start this weekend!! Their site hosts a captive flock of approximately 100 cranes, including the only complete collection of all 15 species assembled. The campus offers live crane exhibits, guided and self-guided tours, a research library, visitor center and over four miles of nature trails set among 100 acres of restored tall grass prairie, oak savanna and wetlands .Please visit our website to find out more about the tours during our Earth Week event. 


Earth Week Offers Family Friendly Activities



In addition to our Earth Day Celebration held April 27, 2014 from 11:00am-3:00pm, we will be offering some really cool events and activities for people of all ages.  Earth Week will start with an event on this Saturday April 12, and several events will run through April 26.  Earth Week is a chance to get out and connect with some local organizations, get your hands dirty, or just enjoy a night outdoors with the family.  There is something for everyone from an outdoor movie to a tour of Aldo Leopold’s Shack!

For more information, visit our website for details: Earth Week Event Schedule

Save the Date!

Join us at the UW-Barabaoo/Sauk County campus on April 27, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.for our next Earth Day Celebration. Food, Music, Workshops, Children’s Activities, area Non-Profits & Small Businesses, Encore!!Art 6 — all will be there again.