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We Energies needs your help to name falcon chicks after the best of the 90s

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Posted at 5:17 PM, May 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-03 19:47:37-04

OAK CREEK, Wis. — There is only one week left to vote to name the We Energies' peregrine falcon chicks...and the choices are all 90s themed!

Thirty years ago in 1992, We Energies say more than a dozen peregrine falcons born in captivity were released from the Pleasant Prairie Power Plant. It kick-started We Energies' and Wisconsin Public Service’s (WPS) efforts to restore the peregrine falcon population in Wisconsin.

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of We Energies’ peregrine falcon program, you can name this year’s chicks after the best of 1992.

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the program, you can name this year's chicks after the best of 1992! There are seven chicks and seven eggs waiting to hatch right now at We Energies' and WPS' nest boxes.

Voting runs through Tuesday, May 10. You can vote as many times as you want.

Here are your choices:

  • Favre — in honor of Brett Favre’s first year with the Packers.
  • Golden — in honor of “The Golden Girls,” which aired its last episode in 1992.
  • Garth — in honor of “Wayne’s World,” which premiered in 1992.
  • Kris — in honor of the release of “Jump” by Kris Kross.
  • Dream — in honor of the 1992 Olympic gold-medal Dream Team.
  • Reality — in honor of the first season of “The Real World,” which kicked off the reality television craze.
  • Mario — in honor of the debut of “Super Mario Kart.”
  • Barney — in honor of everyone’s favorite purple dinosaur, who made his debut in 1992.
  • Scrunchie — in honor of the unique fashion sense of 1992.
  • LOL — in honor of the first text message ever sent.
  • Crystal — in honor of short-lived Crystal Pepsi, which made its debut in 1992.
  • Mae — in honor of Mae Jemison, who orbited Earth in 1992, making her the first African American woman in space.
  • Flannel — in honor of grunge music and its clothing style that became popular in 1992.
  • Leap — in honor of the leap year celebrated in 1992.
  • MOA — in honor of the Mall of America, which opened in 1992.
  • Jump — in honor of the debut of “Jump Around,” the Badgers rally song by House of Pain.
  • Whitney — in honor of “I Will Always Love You,” the bestselling song of 1992.

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