NWT Crew Finishes Survey, Returns Home

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Written by Fred Roetker
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Photo of Fred Roetker.The NWT crew cleared customs in Warroad, MN, today and flew our last leg of the 2010 survey effort to the Twin Cities. Our survey aircraft, a Quest Kodiak, performed flawlessly throughout the month and will now await a set of amphibious floats for its next duty, a goose survey in Nunavut, Canada. Duck numbers were mostly up in our survey area. The entire area experienced an early spring, which will bode well for duck production from the northern latitudes.

Caleb Spiegel (left) and Fred Roetker (right) bring their Quest Kodiak survey plane home. The 2010 Survey is done.  (Credit: Wipaire, Inc.)

Caleb Spiegel (left) and Fred Roetker (right) bring their Quest Kodiak survey plane home. The 2010 Survey is done. Credit: Wipaire, Inc.S