USDA Forest Service Cross-Country Bison Expedition: A Virtual Experience from Illinois to Montana and Back - Shared screen with speaker view
Who can see your viewing activity?
Above is the link to watch the Bison Camera on the Midewin NTP website.
Laura Lewis - Visitor Information Assistant at Midewin NTP. Denise - I did not see the animal, but birds, coyotes and deer have been known to be in the bison pasture.
That small animal is a coyote!
Jeff is at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls, Montana
Jeff LaRock is the Supervisory Interpreter at the USDA Forest Service's Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center in Great Falls, Montana; Karelene Faulkner is an interpreter there
Above is the link to the news release for the Bison Crawl - including the digital map!
GPS POINTS to Iron Bridge Trailhead: 41°22'43.9"N 88°07'23.0"W The Iron Bridge Trailhead is a good starting point to head out to look 👀 for bison. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes & bring binoculars, sunscreen & wear a hat. Bring water. It takes most people approximately 90 minutes to walk from the Iron Bridge Trailhead southeast to the viewing scopes & back to the Iron Bridge Trailhead. The trail is in direct sunlight. The bison roam about 1,000 acres, so you might not see them, but it’s fun to look & you can learn along the way. There are approximately 3,000 acres in active restoration or enhancement at Midewin NTP. Iron Bridge restoration area is approximately 50 acres (mostly mesic prairie; there’s a low spot that runs through the center that is wet). The Iron Bridge Trailhead provides direct access to several trails and areas: (1) Route 53 Trail; (2) Group 63 Trail; & (3) Henslow Trail. You can experience the inside an open WWII bunker located a
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Lynne - lots of fencing!
Yes we work closely in education outreach with the local Master Gardener Program.
Seed Bath. Interesting, using the seeds natural dispersion mechanism, with a little help.
Thank you all for this presentation!