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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Clark notes the passage of the first northbound Canada goose, a sign that the spring weather they have been waiting for at Camp Dubois may be near. No other journal entries are known to exist for this day.

From the journals...

Saw the first Brant return.

William Clark

Canada goose, Branta canadensis

Canada Goose near a pond in early spring

Photo taken on March 30, 2012 at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Complex.