Osprey - Image 441333 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 5-17-17

  OK, We’ve Had Enough Mother Nature certainly seems to have focused her wrath on portions of Iowa recently. In Bremer County we have experienced storm after storm, with many being severe. Today we had several, each progressively worse. I have had enough of it!       Early today I was on Brinker Lake …

Sandhill Crane Hatchling at Nest With Adults - Image 375695

Kip’s Comments 4-29-16

  We Have Hatching… We Have Celebration? Windy or not, I paddled a bit today and was quite surprised. Two of three sandhill crane eggs I have been watching have hatched! There is one egg left to hatch and I expect that may have happened today after I left or will tonight or tomorrow. While …