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Sandhill Cranes

Why Should We Wake Up Before Dawn in Nebraska?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.31.2014 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

Nebraska's top tourist attraction, not just marginally topmost but winning by a cornfield-wide margin, is its 500,000 gangly-necked, golden-eyed, scarlet-scalped sandhill cranes.

Nebraska's Annual Sandhill Crane Migration

CarsTravelFood | Posted 05.17.2012 | Travel

You don't have to fly to another continent to see an epic migration in progress. There is one place in America that hosts what might be one of the last great wildlife migrations we can still witness.

Let Us Now Praise Rake and Broom

Debra Shore | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago
Debra Shore

I like raking because it gets me outside. I exercise my muscles. I marvel at tufts of rabbit parts half-hidden at the base of a bur oak. (Oooo, wild nature, right here in my yard!)

Kentucky Hunters: Open Season on Sandhill Cranes?

Dave Cooper | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

A proposal by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) to open a new hunting season on Sandhill Cranes has conservation groups crying foul.

Fall Migration: Animal Migration Photos

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With Fall upon us and temperatures starting to drop, animals are starting to migrate to warmer places to spend their winters. From snow geese to whal...