Discover the world of Sandhill cranes with crane biologist Gary Ivey from the International Crane Foundation. This tour focuses on finding Sandhill cranes and learning about their biology and migration. Ivey is a Research Associate at the Foundation and works on research, monitoring, environmental education and habitat conservation projects for the sake of crane conservation. www.savingcranes.org
SANDHILL CRANE DISCOVERY | Sunday 4.8.18 | 8 AM - 10 AM
Full refunds before March 23. No refunds on or after March 23.
All tours depart from Burns High School. TRANSPORTATION IS PROVIDED – no caravanning or driving your own vehicles except for the llama tours and the overnight Sage-Grouse excursion that begins in Frenchglen. Please arrive early, check in at Bird Central (located in the gymnasium at Burns High School), and be prepared with your own amenities. Most tours travel to remote areas. Bring snacks, lunch and water, and dress for changing weather conditions - “fowl” weather gear and sturdy shoes or boots are advised. There may be long stretches between restroom stops and the birds will only be as visible as they choose! Tours depart at the scheduled time.
Participants with limited mobility should contact the Harney County Chamber of Commerce prior to booking tours to assure accessibility and accommodations. Must be 10 years or older to participate unless otherwise noted in the tour description as “family friendly." Pre-registration is REQUIRED.