The Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP) and staff with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have captured a hybrid crane chick, referred to as a ‘Whoophill,’ in eastern Wisconsin and will place the chick in captivity. Whoophills are a result of a successful pairing between a Whooping crane and a Sandhill crane.Read more..
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National Energy Globe Award Recognizes International Crane Foundation’s Community Development and Wetland Conservation Project in Vietnam
We are honored to receive the National Energy Globe Award for our Wetland Conservation and Community Development Project in Phu My, Vietnam, a project which saves wetlands by supporting sustainable local production of woven crafts from wetland grasses
International Crane Foundation Receives Prestigious Plume Award for Whooping Crane Captive Management
It’s a feather in our cap! We are honored to receive the Plume Award for our Whooping Crane captive breeding program.Read more..
Symbolic cranes soared gracefully over the crowd as Pope Francis welcomed conservationists of many religions to the Vatican on Sunday, June 28. Several hundred citizens had marched to the Vatican in support of the recent encyclical urging action on climate change. Playing a prominent role in the celebration were cranes! Elegant crane kites flew over hundreds of people and a sign that read, “One Earth. One Family. Climate Action Now.” in the center of St. Peter’s Square.