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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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Travels with George: Connecting the Birthplace of Buddha with Sarus Crane Conservation
  • July 27, 2016

In 1989, when International Crane Foundation staff first visited Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha on the lowlands of Nepal, we recognized the significance of the three-square-mile site rich with natural habitats and breeding pairs of Sarus Cranes – the religious harmony at Lumbini was...

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Whooping Crane building a nest at the International Crane Foundation.
Whooping Crane Egg Score Card 2016
  • July 25, 2016

A tradition at the International Crane Foundation is to follow our “Egg Score Card,” which tracks the Whooping Crane eggs from our captive flock and wild nests in Wisconsin....

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