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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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Whooping Crane building a nest at the International Crane Foundation.
Whooping Crane Egg Score Card 2016
  • July 13, 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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Thailand delegation exchanges experiences with Louisiana Whooping Crane reintroduction staff.
Travels with George: Sharing Experiences from Sarus and Whooping Crane Reintroductions
  • July 11, 2016

Many decades ago there were non-migratory Sarus Cranes in Thailand and non-migratory Whooping Cranes in Louisiana. Both populations were lost. Since 2011, captive breeding programs in the two countries have each provided 12-15 birds annually for releases back into the wild....

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