Katie Kuefler, 16, of Glen Ellyn, IL, at right, is shown working on a loon nesting platform at the family's vacation home on Rabideau Lake. Watching are her sister Caroline, and father, Patrick, a St. Cloud native now with the federal Environmental Protection Agency in Illinois.
Where have all the baby loons gone?
Katie Kuefler is 16 and from Illinois, but with her family, she spends about a month each year at their Rabideau Lake vacation home.
Katie is a Girl Scout, and when she heard others talking about never seeing baby loons around as in earlier years, she got interested. Interested enough, as it turned out, to make a Gold Award project out of doing something about it.
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