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81 Days to Fledging

What a great day. Dressed in an all white Whooping Crane suit, with my camera rigged into a pillow case, I was given the opportunity to take a marsh walk with 4 of the oldest Whooping Cranes in the Direct Autumn Release (D.A.R.) program at the International Crane Foundation savingcranes.org.  Marianne Wellington escorted me out […]

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“Good Egg”

  What an honor. On Saturday September 15th 2012 I was asked to lead two photography workshops at the International Crane Foundations’ (ICF) annual member appreciation day.  Of course I was happy to do that, you don’t have to ask me twice to spend the day in the ICF restored prairie.  I spent 2011 working […]

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Earth Day 2012

  I remember the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970.  It seems like with many things in history, I remember the images.  They were from Time magizine that my parents subscribed to. Of course there was no way to know then that  some thirty plus years later in July of 2001 I would photograph the […]

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Burn

  International Crane Foundation staff along with interns and volunteers spent the afternoon doing a prescribed burn on the Stedman Prairie.  A prescribed burn of the prairie will control unwanted weeds and promote healthy native prairie plants.  The burn went off without a hitch.   Here are a few images from the day.   Thanks for […]

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Early Spring

     While walking through the prairie at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin on a rainy spring day I was pleasantly surprised to find a few blooming flowers.  Pasqueflower (Anemone patens), which is considered the first flower of spring was all over “sandy knoll”.  Prairie Smoke (Geuym triflorum) is in it’s early stages as […]

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