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Sheep And Crane Festival

Wild Times

“They’re a much more delicate bird, compared to the swans,” says Carrie McClelland, a wildlife viewing biologist with Environment Yukon. “They stand three and a half to four feet tall, with a six foot wingspan, but they...

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Cranes Fly High Up in the Sky

The thermals above the town of Faro may account for the “tens of thousands” of sand hill cranes that fly above it each spring.Or so Rose Fulton speculates. Fulton works for the town, and is the Faro Crane and Sheep Viewing...

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Sandhills on Demand

A quarter million sandhill cranes!When, anywhere in this territory, do we have the opportunity to see a quarter million anything?Caribou? Nope. People? Not even close. Trees? Well, probably, but trees aren’t typically very...

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100 Steps Further In

Faro-based artist Jackie Irvine set herself a challenge. What if she painted one painting a day for 100 days?Starting October 1, 2011 she did just that. And every day, even if she was stranded in Whitehorse without her acrylic...

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