The pilots and ground crew of Operation Migration(O.M.) conduct flight school. it starts in June. In October the captive-born Whooping crane chicks will follow O.M.'s ultralight planes 1,200 miles south, learning their migration route. You can track the migration live with Journey South when school starts in the fall.

Image: Heather Ray, Operation MigrationThe pilots and ground crew of Operation Migration train captive-born Whooping chicks to follow an ultralight airplane on their first migration south.