Arrival Log for the Eastern Flock's Spring Migration
E. Flock's Arrival Log >>
seven Eastern flock cranes had completed spring migration to Wisconsin,
Mrs. Black shared the good news. Then she polled her class and the
response was unanimous:
despite the winter's sad events, everyone wanted to
on the Wisconsin nesting grounds! Mrs. Black tells how she offered
monitoring as a take-home project
could share the excitement together:
- I ran off a class set of Journey
North's Crane Home Page and used a highlighter on each
copy to indicate the page URL, plus the
links to the finish line chart, the map showing the location of both
flocks and the Spring 2007 news.
I ran off a class set of the "Finish
Line" and Arrival
Log pages (by playing with the browser a bit,
I was able to get the chart portion for the 2-years olds and 1-year
on page two).
- Before the kids left for the day,
I read aloud the arrival dates for the seven cranes that had already
arrived at Necedeh NWR and the kids filled the dates in on their
- When we got
to the three birds that arrived on March 20th, I told the kids
to put stars beside them, because they are special. It took a few guesses,
but eventually someone surmised who they were (The First Family).
were all REALLY happy to hear that THEY were home!
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure made possible
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).