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Aug 26, 2022

The Connection Between Cranes and Crayfish at Poyang Lake

June is the height of the summer in southeastern China, and the temperature at Poyang Lake was very high this year, reaching up to 39°C (102°F). In such weather, everyone… Continue reading The Connection Between Cranes and Crayfish at Poyang Lake

Kafue Lechwe and Grey Crowned Cranes

Aug 18, 2022

Notes From the President – A Great Day for the Kafue Flats and Zambia

I want to share my immense pride and joy over my recent trip to Zambia, including one of the top highlights of my 30 years working in Africa. About three… Continue reading Notes From the President – A Great Day for the Kafue Flats and Zambia

Aug 12, 2022

Member Meeting to Include Vote on Articles of Incorporation

Baraboo, WI – The International Crane Foundation will hold its annual member meeting on Saturday, September 17, at its headquarters in Baraboo, Wisconsin. This year’s meeting will include an important… Continue reading Member Meeting to Include Vote on Articles of Incorporation

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.”