International Crane Foundation

Our Mission: The International Crane Foundation works worldwide to conserve cranes and the ecosystems, watersheds, and flyways on which they depend.

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Hooded Crane chick, Opal, on exhibit with her parents at the International Crane Foundation.
Opal – Collaboration Yields a Precious Gem
  • August 15, 2017

This story begins several years ago with a Hooded Crane egg, produced at the International Crane Foundation, and its whirlwind journey across the country to the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle....

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A Risky Climate for Cranes, Wetlands and Our World
  • August 14, 2017

I was working in Zambia when word came that the United States would pull out of the international Paris Agreement on climate change.  Listening to this news with a group of Zambian colleagues, I was saddened. In Zambia, and nearly everywhere we work around...

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