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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Victor Bakhtin’s Legacy
  • November 22, 2016

It is with much sadness that we share the passing of our friend and talented artist Victor Bakhtin. Victor painted the beautiful murals in our Platte River Theater and Whooping Crane exhibit, and designed the graceful crane gates at the entrance to our headquarters....

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Parent-Reared Whooping Cranes Starting Their First Migration
  • November 14, 2016

Earlier this year three hatching eggs were placed in the nests of adult Whooping Cranes at our headquarters. The adults, although not the chicks’ biological parents, adopted the newly-hatched young as their own....

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