Ten" Closer to Goal! (+86 Miles)
January 18, 2010: Migration Day 87
Ray, Operation Migration
Yessss! After 4 grounded days, today they flew right over
the Madison County stop and onward to Gilchrist County, Florida.
Day 87: 1199 miles
total. Next stop: Halpata-Tastanaki
Preserve — just
one flight from their final goal.
FLY DAY: Arrival
Event! See the birds fly over the Dunnellon/Marion
County Airport, 15070 SE 111th St. (off Hwy 484E) in Dunnellon,
Florida, on their way to Halpata. The flyover should be
around 7:30/8:00 a.m. It's almost Celebration
• (a) How
did folding paper cranes help the fourth graders
in Nekoosa, Wisconsin, help this migration? check
it out on their "Classrooms in Action" page.
• (b) You know that frost causes problems on the ultralight
wings, but something else was causing the problem at the Jefferson County stop
departed today. Why did the team have to surround the trikes with electric fencing?
Think about your answer, and then click here.
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).