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OCT
15
Cranefest 2017
Date:
Sunday, 15 Oct 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Kiwanis Youth Area, 22300 15 Mile Road, Bellevue, MI 49021
Department:
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

Cranefest focuses to raise awareness and appreciation of our natural heritage and to support the ongoing educational and conservation efforts of Michigan Audubon and it's Bernard W. Baker Bird Sanctuary. The festival is held at the Kiwanis Youth Area in Bellevue, overlooking Big Marsh Lake.

Events at this family-friendly festival run from noon to dusk and feature artists, vendors, food, and a variety of environmental and conservation-related information and educational activities. The main attraction, the "fly-in" of hundreds of Sandhill Cranes, typically begins slowly throughout the afternoon with the best viewing of cranes between 5:00 p.m. and dusk. The festival is free, but there is a minimal parking fee.

The Asian Studies Center will be having a booth with activities for children along with Pam Rasmussen, MSU ornithologist and expert on Asian birds. 

Sponsered by the Asian Studies Center.