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There she comes across some orphaned Canadian goslings geese that end up needing her help in more ways than one. Sketch out a moment that really stood out to you in the film and have people guess what is. Explain why the scene stood out to you. Based on a True Person: This story is loosely based on the real Bill Lishman, a Canadian inventor, artist, and ultralight aircraft enthusiast. As of , the team continues to lead a new generation of whooping cranes on their first migration with the goal of establishing a self-sustaining flock by the year During the late s and early s, Lishman openly wondered if waterfowl could be taught new migration patterns by following low-speed ultralight aircraft. In , after several years of logistical and bureaucratic setbacks, Lishman successfully led a flock of Canada geese on a winter migration from Ontario, Canada to northern Virginia.
Skip to Content. We're updating our reviews to better highlight authentic stories and accurate, diverse representations. See something that needs to be addressed? Suggest an update to this review. Kids will learn a lot about geese -- how to incubate them, raise them once they've hatched, their migration patterns -- and the importance of wetlands as an ecosystem. They'll also learn a bit about ultralight planes and see how one passionate activist can make difference -- even a kid standing up to a government for what she believes in. Major themes include communication, perseverance, and teamwork. Habitats and the animals who need them are worth protecting from sprawl and overdevelopment. Taking care of animals -- wild animals in particular -- requires a great deal of love, time, and effort. Through difficult circumstances, loved ones who have had problems in their relationships in the past can find it within themselves to make things better.