Travels with George


Travels with George: India 2014


Several years have rapidly passed since I last visited India. And although I was just there for five days in early February, it was an opportunity to honor my late friend and colleague, Prakash Gole, by speaking at a gathering of about one-hundred like-minded souls in Pune at the release of two books respectively by and about this remarkable man I have known for 34 years.

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Travels with George: South Carolina 2014


The ACE Basin encompasses 209,000 acres of wetlands where the Ashepoo, Combahee and Edisto rivers join in western South Carolina – the largest undeveloped estuary along the Atlantic Coast of the United Sates.

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Travels with George: Florida 2014


Late Sunday afternoon of January 5, 2014, while Baraboo was in the grips of an extremely cold winter, I had the privilege of meeting my friends and conservationists, Colin and Anne Phipps, near Tallahassee, Florida. We were waiting, in company with about 40 others, for a pair of Whooping Cranes to land beside a large pond in a cow pasture near balmy Tallahassee.

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Travels with George: North Korea 2013


In late November, I traveled to the Hermit Kingdom (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – DPRK) to provide ICF support for the work of my excellent colleagues at the State Academy of Sciences and the farmers at two important wintering sites for Red-crowned Cranes.

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ICF Co-founder Awarded the Order of Canada


Dr. George Archibald, International Crane Foundation’s Co-founder, will be awarded the Order of Canada on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada, Archibald is being recognized for his visionary leadership in international conservation efforts over the past 40 years.

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