Wild whooping cranes live at Necedah National Wildlife
Refuge during the months of March through November. Chicks are cinnamon in color during their
Program at Necedah NWR on November 9th
NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – On
Saturday, November 9th, Necedah National Wildlife Refuge will host
an informational program about the endangered Whooping Cranes who call the
refuge home. This free program is a
continuation of our Refuge Wildlife
– 2:00pm, Visitor Services Specialist, Kara Zwickey, will introduce visitors to
the iconic Whooping Crane found at Necedah NWR.
During this one hour program, visitors will discover what makes North
America’s tallest bird so extraordinary.
Visitors will also learn about the historical struggle this species has
faced, as well as new management techniques that may prove to be a potential
game changer for fledging young! This
program is suitable for children and adults of all ages. This program will be held indoors at the
also invited to enjoy the exhibits inside the Visitor Center as well as the
eight miles of hiking trails located on the refuge. Dogs are welcome on refuge trails, though
they must be leashed and owners are responsible for cleaning up pet waste.
information on public programming or a copy of our trail maps, contact the
Necedah NWR Visitor Center at 608-565-2551 or by e-mail at Necedah@fws.gov. Necedah National
Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is open Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm,
and is located off of Highway 21 four miles west of the Village of Necedah or
18 miles east of Tomah. Refuge lands are
open sunrise to sunset year-round. For
additional information please call 608-565-2551or visit us online at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Necedah/.
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