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

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Travels with George – Wandering With Whoopers Part 1
  • February 25, 2021

I have named the marsh where the Whooping Cranes nested last year Bump Marsh after the landowner, John Bump, and the creek that leads from it to the Wisconsin River, Crane Creek.  Today, Bump Marsh is still covered by deep snow protruded by the...

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Urgent – Help Us Protect Indiana’s Wetlands!
  • February 24, 2021

SB 389 is an Indiana bill that will repeal state protections for wetlands that are not under federal jurisdiction. It is estimated that this will impact 80 to 90% of wetlands in Indiana, and make them more vulnerable to development....

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