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[DNR] Sandhill crane field trip from Indiana Dunes SP is Nov. 9
Start Date: 10/21/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 10/21/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
Entry Description
A field trip to view Indiana's largest wildlife spectacle will head from Indiana Dunes State Park to Jasper-Pulaski Fish & Wildlife Area to witness the annual sandhill crane migration on Nov. 9.

Participants who have registered in advance should meet at the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center at 2 p.m. CST.

A short introduction will be given about the history and current status of cranes in Indiana, and then the group will bus to Jasper-Pulaski FWA to view up to 20,000 cranes as they head for their evening roost. The trip will return to the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center around 6 p.m.
The trip leader is Brad Bumgardner, Indiana Dunes State Park interpretive naturalist.
Cost is $20 for adults, $5 for children under 18. Children under age 3 are free. Space is limited, and advance registration is required. Trip includes the special program, light refreshments, travel to and from Jasper-Pulaski, and the state park entrance fee.

Support for this trip comes from the Northwest Indiana Migratory Bird Association (NIMBA).

For more information and to register, call (219) 926-1390.

Indiana Dunes State Park ( is at 1600 North 25 E. Chesterton, 46304.
Contact Information:
Name: Brad Bumgardner
Phone: (219) 926-1390
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