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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

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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.

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Egg Score Card 2015


Our captive Whooping Cranes are laying eggs – breeding season is here! A tradition at the International Crane Foundation is to follow our “Egg Score Card,” which tracks the Whooping Crane eggs from our captive flock, as well as wild Whooping Crane nests in Wisconsin.

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Cranes at the Vatican!



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.

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Our Commitment Remains after Supreme Court Denies Whooping Crane Case


Whooping Cranes may not go to the highest Court in the land, but the International Crane Foundation is resolved to continue to champion for the future of this endangered species. Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that they will not hear an important case aimed at securing freshwater for Whooping Cranes in Texas, an ongoing legal battle since 2013.

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