A crane sits on its nest in Door County. The Ridges is helping with the 39th annual Midwest Crane Count April 12, and volunteers are needed to survey cranes in the area.
The Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor is seeking bird enthusiasts to take part locally in the 39th annual Midwest Crane Count from 5:30 to 7:30 a.m. April 12.
Volunteer counters are needed to survey cranes on designated sites throughout Door County during the time indicated. No previous experience is necessary.
Begun in 1976 by the International Crane Foundation, the survey represents one of the largest citizen-based wildlife surveys in the world. Each year, over 2,000 volunteer counters travel to their local wetlands and favorite birding locations to participate in the count, which ...