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Jan 17, 2023

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – January 2023

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. In the last month, most Whooping Cranes stayed on the wintering grounds or pushed further south with… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – January 2023

Wucheng Primary School

Jan 10, 2023

Cranes Bring Chinese and Zambian Students Together for Conservation

Cranes are a unique family of birds loved by people. They are tall and slender, elegant in behavior and produce striking calls. In diverse regions and cultures, cranes have special… Continue reading Cranes Bring Chinese and Zambian Students Together for Conservation

Birders Flock to the First Midwest Crane Fest

Jan 07, 2023

In the News – November and December 2022

Monthly summary of media stories highlighting our global programs. The great Sandhill Crane migration is back! WORT. Related stories in The Cap Times, Wiscnews, Channel 3000 and WUWM. There were… Continue reading In the News – November and December 2022

Jan 05, 2023

Where do Wisconsin’s Whooping Cranes Winter?

Once on the brink of extinction with only 21 individuals left in the wild, Whooping Cranes are on the road to recovery. Approximately 836 Whooping Cranes live today, and 76… Continue reading Where do Wisconsin’s Whooping Cranes Winter?

Dec 07, 2022

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – December 2022

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. In the last month, most Whooping Cranes have made it to their wintering grounds. A huge thank-you… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – December 2022

Siberian Cranes take flight

Nov 30, 2022

Flyway-level Crane and Wetland Conservation Highlighted during Ramsar COP14 in China

Together we must learn, adapt, and improve our wetland conservation and management practices to encourage and sustain people and wildlife. Wetlands can serve as centers of resiliency as we face… Continue reading Flyway-level Crane and Wetland Conservation Highlighted during Ramsar COP14 in China

Sandhill Crane with wings outstretched standing in harvested corn field.

Nov 28, 2022

A Sandhill Crane Stamp For Wisconsin?

Sandhill Cranes and Wisconsin Farmers Sandhill Cranes are a beloved species and a remarkable conservation success story. Nearly lost from Wisconsin last century, Sandhill Cranes have rebounded dramatically and tens… Continue reading A Sandhill Crane Stamp For Wisconsin?

Nov 28, 2022

Water Purchase to Protect Endangered Whooping Cranes on Texas Coast

This story was originally published by Texas Water Trade on October 28, 2022. Our staff visited the Guadalupe Delta Wildlife Management Area in early December to view the revitalized wetlands… Continue reading Water Purchase to Protect Endangered Whooping Cranes on Texas Coast

Smith: New festival in Baraboo will shine a spotlight on the remarkable recovery of the Sandhill Crane in Wisconsin

Nov 01, 2022

In the News – October 2022

Our monthly summary of media stories highlighting our global programs. Guardian of the Whooping Cranes, Texas Country Monthly International Crane Foundation carries out crane census in Rukiga District, UGNews24. Related… Continue reading In the News – October 2022

White-naped Crane at the Khurkh-Khuiten Nature Reserve, Mongolia

Oct 21, 2022

Historic Agreement Signed to Manage Vital Grasslands and Wetlands in the Khurk-Khuiten Nature Reserve of Mongolia

Contacts: Spike Millington, Vice President – Asia Program, 608-356-9462 ext. 140 and Claire Mirande, Grants Officer – Asia Program, 608-356-9462 ext. 122 Ulan Bator, Mongolia – Following the designation of… Continue reading Historic Agreement Signed to Manage Vital Grasslands and Wetlands in the Khurk-Khuiten Nature Reserve of Mongolia