Oct. 31 online chat set for discussing whooping cranes
Eleven of 15 crane species worldwide are endangered, and Wisconsin is playing a critical role in efforts to restore whooping cranes. Join a live online chat Oct. 31 at noon to get the latest updates on the effort's progress, research, and the ongoing fall migration of cranes.
The chat features Davin Lopez, the Department of Natural Resources whooping crane coordinator and partners including Joan Garland, outreach coordinator for the International Crane Foundation, and Heather Ray, the associate director of development for Operation Migration.
To participate, visit the DNR home page, dnr.wi.gov, and look for the box on the right to enter the chat, or search the phrase "ask the experts.” Or join the conversation on DNR's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/WIDNR, by clicking the “Cover it Live Chat” box on the top of the page.