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Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...enjoyed the spectacle of sandhill cranes at the Tanana Valley Crane Festival at Creamer's Field State...numbers and letters. Several studies of crane migration have banded cranes over the years. The crane viewing station had a reference book...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/wildlife-spy-gathering-cranes
Outdoors
Ketchikan inmates' paper cranes take flight

...WISH, said they would use the cranes to form a mobile for that building's...said they would place the cranes throughout the hospital in order...had a hard time visualizing a crane, and she looked forward to showing the seniors what the paper cranes look like.After each visitor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-30/ketchikan-inmates-paper-cranes-take-fli
State
Lentfer to read from 'Faith of Cranes' tonight

...fall, an estimated 10,000 sandhill cranes flew over Gustavus in a single morning...into his house.The natural history of cranes frame Lentfer's recently published memoir, "Faith of Cranes," which traces his journey of deepening...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-12-08/lentfer-read-faith-cranes-tonight
Art
Of paper cranes and peace

...Fourth of July parade with large paper cranes folded from paper taken off school bulletin...We will be in the parade with peace cranes again this year. Everyone is welcome...together. For more about why we carry paper cranes, please read Eleanor Core's book Sadako...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070110/let_664000124.shtml
letters
Naturalist, writer to share thoughts on sandhill cranes at Fireside Lecture

Hear the captivating call of sandhill cranes with Hank Lentfer, naturalist and writer...Learn how Lentfer's affection for cranes led him to the very thing he was trying to avoid. His newest book is "Faith of Cranes: Finding Hope and Family in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-03-02/naturalist-writer-share-thoughts-san
Outdoors
Photos: Cranes check out Anchorage

A few cranes were seen Tuesday in the mudflats in downtown Anchorage.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-31/photos-cranes-check-out-anchorage
State
Soaring overhead: Southeast Alaska's sandhill cranes

...subspecies of sandhill cranes. (It depends...Canadian sandhill crane is counted as its...lesser sandhill crane subspecies...Florida sandhill cranes. The other two...support from Kachemak Crane Watch, followed the cranes as they moved around...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101208/out_343195164.shtml
Tracking sandhill cranes

...into the field. More cranes followed and within minutes...release a sandhill crane as Herman Griese and...DAILY NEWS For a time the cranes - 3 feet tall, with...More than half a million cranes return to the North each...biologists identified nine crane nesting areas a few hundred...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051401/Loc_Cranes.html
Local
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...propulsion system and array of cranes and booms that will deploy...with one of the Sikuliaq's cranes, said Mike Hoshlyk, the ship's captain. The cranes can put people as well as...double articulated A-frame crane off the stern. The crane...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
Juneau group folds cranes for peace

...statue of Sadako holding a crane in her arms is decorated with paper cranes sent from around the world...Sadako's story, the paper crane has become an international...children knew how to fold paper cranes," said Judy Maier, organizer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062802/nei_cranes.shtml
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