Posts Tagged "sandhill cranes"

Cranes, Colors, & Cabernet Festival

Rachelle Roake

Celebrate Sandhill Crane migration season with a festival of Cranes, Colors, & Cabernet! Saturday, October 21, visit Haehnle Sanctuary for crane viewing and events from Noon until dusk (see detailed schedule below). Just down the road from Haehnle Sanctuary, Sandhill…

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URGENT: YOUR CALLS ARE NEEDED TODAY TO PROTECT MICHIGAN’S SANDHILL CRANES

Diane Huhn

  The Michigan House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on October 4, 2017, regarding HR 154. This resolution, sponsored by State Representative James Lower, seeks to encourage the Natural Resources Commission to add Sandhill cranes to the game species…

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Michigan Audubon Opposes Proposal of Sandhill Crane Hunt

Diane Huhn

A hundred years ago, the Sandhill Crane population in Michigan hit an all-time low — they were hunted nearly to extinction and suffered greatly from the loss of suitable wetland habitat throughout the state. Due in large part to the…

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Michigan Audubon Acquires 80 Acres of Migratory Bird Habitat

Rachelle Roake

Michigan Audubon expands Bernard W. Baker Sanctuary to protect 978 total acres of bird habitat. Michigan Audubon’s Bernard W. Baker Sanctuary in Calhoun County, Michigan recently received an additional 80 acres of protected lands thanks to collaboration with The Conservation Fund…

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Annual Fall Migration Sandhill Crane Survey at Michigan Audubon Sanctuaries

Rachelle Roake

Greater Sandhill Cranes at Bernard W. Baker Sanctuary Each fall, the US Fish and Wildlife Service coordinates an annual census of migrating Sandhill Cranes across North America. Michigan Audubon volunteers come together to survey Sandhill Cranes at two important stopover sites –…

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Sandhill Crane Viewing at Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary

Kristin Phillips

Crane Viewing – Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary October-November Sandhill Crane viewing is available at the Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary northeast of Jackson, with volunteers from the Jackson Audubon Society will be on hand weekends October through November from 4 p.m. until…

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Sandhill Crane Viewing at Baker Sanctuary

Kristin Phillips

Sandhill Crane Viewing – Baker Sanctuary Big Marsh Lake in Baker Sanctuary is the best place to see the cranes at the closest distance. Although the cranes roost on the sanctuary, viewing takes place from the Battle Creek Kiwanis Club…

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Sandhill Crane Viewing at Baker Sanctuary

Kristin Phillips

Sandhill Crane Viewing – Baker Sanctuary Big Marsh Lake in Baker Sanctuary is the best place to see the cranes at the closest distance. Although the cranes roost on the sanctuary, viewing takes place from the Battle Creek Kiwanis Club…

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Cranes, Color, and Cabernet Festival

Kristin Phillips

Cranes, Color, Cabernet, and Cider Too The Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary (which is Michigan Audubon’s largest sanctuary) came into being 60 years ago. The anniversary will be commemorated at this year’s Cranes, Colors, and Cabernet festival at the sanctuary on…

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