ICF’s captive Whooping Cranes are laying eggs and the wild Whooping Cranes are nesting in Wisconsin. Breeding season is here!Read more..
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Black flies may be responsible for a high number of Whooping Cranes abandoning their nests in the core reintroduction area in central Wisconsin. To test this hypothesis, the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP), the coalition of public and private groups that is reintroducing Whooping Cranes to eastern North America, has been conducting a multi-year study to examine the causes of nest abandonment.Read more..
Since 2001, the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP), an international coalition of public and private agencies, has been working to establish a self-sustaining migratory population of Whooping Cranes in eastern North America. Read more to download the WCEP 2012 Annual Report.Read more..
Thanks to the helpful veterinarians and wildlife staff from Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida, an injured endangered Whooping Crane is free again, and in the company of other cranes. The Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership first heard there was a problem with one of the 111 Whooping Cranes in the Eastern Migratory Population from members of the public, who first reported a Whooping Crane limping around the outskirts of North Miami.Read more..
On Saturday, January 26th, Jeanette Parker was outside a subdivision bordering the Everglades in south Florida. Jeanette, who had previously worked for the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FFWCC) on a project to reintroduce non-migratory Whooping Cranes to Florida, had found herself back in the field, but this time she was trying to capture an eastern migratory crane that had an injury.Read more..