In late December 2012, ICF’s Li Fengshan, Ms. Chan Yun-Wen from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Ms. Hu Yabin from Beijing No. 39 Secondary School traveled to Caohai Nature Reserve, wintering area for Black-necked and Eurasian Cranes in southwest China.Read more..
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During a recent campaign by the Alliance for Zero Extinction to name the “7 Wonders of Endangered Species,” Poyang Lake, China, winter home to nearly all of the world’s Critically Endangered Siberian Cranes, made the cut!Read more..
On Thanksgiving Day ICF Research Associate James Burnham tweeted from the field in southeast China. He had just observed over two-thirds of the world’s critically endangered Siberian Cranes (in one lake!) on their wintering grounds at Poyang Lake Nature Reserve. James traveled to China in late November to begin a four-month field season studying Siberian Cranes for his Ph.D. research through the UW-Madison School of Forest and Wildlife Ecology.Read more..
CeCe Carter Sieffert, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and her husband Mark Sieffert are in Guizhou Province, China this fall as part of a new UW/ICF partnership at Cao Hai, a critical wintering area for over 400 Black-necked cranes in southwestern China. Following is a summary of their experiences at Cao Hai.Read more..