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Sandhill Crane Viewing Platform Dedication
Posted: 04/10/2012
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting a sandhill crane viewing platform dedication at 1 p.m., on April 20. The platform overlooks Otter Creek Marsh, which is five miles east of Tama on Hwy. 30, then southeast on E66 for 3/8 mile to viewing platform on right overlooking the marsh. 

Representatives from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Meskwaki Nation, National Audubon, and Iowa Audubon will speak on the 20th anniversary of nesting sandhill cranes at Otter Creek Marsh in the Iowa River Corridor Bird Conservation Area.