Tag Archive: Sandhill Cranes


I had planned earlier this year for a series of visits to the Isenberg sandhill crane reserve outside Lodi but work and life kept me away. I managed to find time for one last… Continue reading

Touch down

Every year I make a trip to a small wetlands outside of Lodi to watch migrating sandhill cranes make their evening arrival to the small field by the side of the road. With… Continue reading


It seems hard to believe a patch of ground north of Lodi could hold such a fascination with people. In the waning light Saturday evening I stood behind a barbwire fence along side… Continue reading

Early arrival

Every October I make a special trip to a small wetlands area outside Lodi. You wouldn’t think Lodi could be home to one of the prettiest scenes I can think of but it… Continue reading