Take chance to observe Interior Least Tern

The largest Interior Least Tern nesting colony in Indiana will be observed at 8 a.m. CT Saturday, June 15, at the observation platform at Cane Ridge.

Chuck Mills will conduct the tour. He has been the Indiana Interior Least Tern biologist for 25 years. He will lead participants to the Cane Ridge colony, which has the best location in the Midwest for observing nesting and foraging Interior Least Terns. There should be opportunities for both observing and photographing the birds.

This area is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service out of the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge office.

To get to Cane Ridge from Princeton, travel 5 miles west on State Road 64. Turn south onto State Road 65. Travel about 1.3 miles and urn west on Levee Road (gravel). After traveling 2.25 miles on Levee Road,turn south onto County Road 850W then take an immediate west turn onto County Road 75S. Follow County Road 75S 2.25 miles to the wildlife management area.