Migration Day 19
A breeze @ 11 mph from the east/southeast is keeping
them firmly grounded today. If you think you're frustrated, imagine
They might be tempted to open their Boredom Box already.
Each year, Wisconsin teacher Mrs. Lambert packs up a box for the
migration team. They save it to open when they're really bored on
no-fly days. (It doesn't usually get opened until someplace in Tennessee.)
What do you suppose she puts in that box to keep them busy?
the pens and vehciles and planes in good repair keeps the team busy
most days. They also write reports. Still, they may have spare time.
They chopped a huge pile of wood for the landowner at one stopover
Meanwhile, the birds are happily foraging. They were released
this morning for some much-needed exercise.
migration distance remains stalled at 192.1 statute
This! Journaling Questions
a list of items you'd like to find in the Boredom Box if you were
a pilot or ground crew member. Include fun things that could keep
you busy on dreary weather days and long, dark nights. Since Mrs.
Lambert is a Middle School teacher, what things do you think she
put in the Boredom Box she made?
- Is your
migration chart caught up with tally marks for the number of no-fly
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational
adventure made possible by the
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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