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Whooping Crane in flight

Aug 04, 2022

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update August 2022

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. In the last month, the first chicks have fledged! A huge thank you to the staff of… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update August 2022

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Aug 03, 2022

In the News – July 2022

Our monthly summary of media stories highlighting our global programs. Chimanimani and Kafue Flats join the Biosphere Reserve network in Southern Africa, UNESCO Big tops, beer and bluffs: A weekend… Continue reading In the News – July 2022

Grey Crowned Crane powerline strike

Jul 20, 2022

A Hidden Threat to Grey Crowned Cranes in Uganda

A sudden movement causes a Grey Crowned Crane pair to flush, leaping upwards until one of the cranes unknowingly collides with a powerline near their roost site. The bird later… Continue reading A Hidden Threat to Grey Crowned Cranes in Uganda

Poyang Lake Summer Camp

Jul 14, 2022

Our Home – Poyang Lake Summer Camp Inspires Students to Protect Migratory Birds

As the largest freshwater lake in China, Poyang Lake in summer is full of blue waves as water levels rise from the Yangtze River’s floodwaters. In winter, the water lowers,… Continue reading Our Home – Poyang Lake Summer Camp Inspires Students to Protect Migratory Birds

Whooping Crane adult and chick in a Wisconsin marsh.

Jul 06, 2022

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update July 2022

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. In the last month, nesting season has completed! A huge thank you to the staff of the… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update July 2022

Jun 30, 2022

In the News – May and June 2022

Our monthly summary of media stories highlighting our global programs. From Texas to Fort Smith, conservation photographer documents Whooping Crane migration, CBC News How I turned passion for design and wildlife… Continue reading In the News – May and June 2022

Jun 30, 2022

A Bold Commitment

To get an idea of where the birds were, we visited a fishing camp. The fisherfolk said, there and there and there! The Ranger helped us get there. And there and there. And behold. Congregations of water birds of global significance. In the Kafue Flats. The vision of the Kafue Flats Restoration Partnership is “A Thriving Wetland For All.”

A Whooping Crane in a spring wetland in Wisconsin.

Jun 29, 2022

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update June 2022

Update: As of June 29, 2022, there are five Whooping Crane chicks in the Eastern Migratory Population: W1-22 with 12-11/5-11 W11- 22 with 9-05/13-03 W12-22 with 13-02/24-08 W13-22 with W1-06/W10-15… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update June 2022

Whooping Crane in St. Croix County, Wisconsin.

May 04, 2022

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update May 2022

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. Nesting season in Wisconsin is in full swing! A huge thank you to the staff of… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update May 2022

Isthmus article 'No mere bird'

Apr 25, 2022

In the News – March and April 2022

Our monthly summary of media stories highlighting our global programs. Why we oppose Sandhill Crane hunt, The County Today ‘No mere bird’ A Sandhill Crane hunt is not a good look… Continue reading In the News – March and April 2022