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Dec 07, 2023

Field Notes from the President – Looking Forward

What a party! It was a joy to celebrate our 50th anniversary gala together with all of you, in person and in spirit, who made possible our past 50 years… Continue reading Field Notes from the President – Looking Forward

Dec 04, 2023

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – December 2023

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. During November, the chicks of the 2023 cohort migrated south with other Whooping Cranes, and most cranes… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – December 2023

Nov 16, 2023

Crane Conservation Education in the Classroom

Whooping Cranes are one of North America’s rarest and most endangered species, removed from the eastern United States until a multi-state reintroduction effort began in 2001. Today, this population of… Continue reading Crane Conservation Education in the Classroom

Nov 09, 2023

In the News – October 2023

Monthly summary of media stories highlighting our global programs. Conservation Destination: Baraboo, Wisconsin, Next Avenue There Is Still Some Omid, The Wire Cross-Border Collaboration to Release Endangered Whooping Crane, Association… Continue reading In the News – October 2023

Nov 08, 2023

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – November 2023

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. The rest of the captive-reared birds were released in October, and migration began! A huge thank you… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – November 2023

Oct 18, 2023

International Crane Foundation and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum present “The Art of Saving Cranes” Exhibition

CONTACT: Jodi Legge, Director of External Affairs, 608-356-9462, ext. 120 Oct. 17, 2023 (Chicago) – Experience the beauty of cranes in art at a special exhibition, “The Art of Saving Cranes:… Continue reading International Crane Foundation and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum present “The Art of Saving Cranes” Exhibition

Oct 18, 2023

Greater Lakenvlei Protected Environment in South Africa Expanded

The Greater Lakenvlei Protected Environment was first established on April 7, 2017, covering 14,305 hectares and made up of 66 properties in the area between Dullstroom and eMakhazeni (formally known… Continue reading Greater Lakenvlei Protected Environment in South Africa Expanded

Oct 16, 2023

Blue Crane Aerial Surveys in the Western Cape and Karoo in South Africa

The African Crane Conservation Programme (ACCP), a partnership of the Endangered Wildlife Trust and the International Crane Foundation, completed an aerial survey last month of the Western Cape and Karoo in South… Continue reading Blue Crane Aerial Surveys in the Western Cape and Karoo in South Africa

Oct 06, 2023

Justice for Whooping Cranes

Four Oklahoman men were sentenced last week by the United States Attorney’s Office in Oklahoma for the shocking killing of four Whooping Cranes in Nov. 2021. Their sentencing includes restitution… Continue reading Justice for Whooping Cranes

Oct 06, 2023

Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – October 2023

Below is the most recent update for the Eastern Migratory Population of Whooping Cranes. In September, the first captive-reared crane has been released! A huge thank-you to the staff of the… Continue reading Whooping Crane Eastern Population Update – October 2023