International Crane Foundation

 

Events

Aug
20
Sun
Keeper Talk @ International Crane Foundation
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Want to learn about the behind-the-scenes work we do to care for our cranes? Stop by our headquarters on the first and third Sunday from June through September at 1:00 p.m. for a presentation by our aviculture staff. Click here to plan your visit.

Aug
31
Thu
Yampa Valley Crane Festival @ Bud Werner Memorial Library
Aug 31 – Sep 3 all-day

The 6th Annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival will take place August 31 to September 3, 2017, in Steamboat Springs and Hayden Colorado. Festival events include expert speakers – including International Crane Foundation Co-founder George Archibald – daily crane viewings, workshops, and guided bird and nature walks. Click here to learn more and to view the festival schedule.

Sep
2
Sat
My Life with Cranes – Presentation by George Archibald @ Bud Werner Memorial Library
Sep 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Join us for a free community talk with Dr. George Archibald, Co-Founder and Senior Conservationist of the International Crane Foundation, presenting “My Life with Cranes,” stories from his new book of collected stories about a life of crane conservation.

Books will be available for sale with an author signing before the talk.

Sep
3
Sun
Keeper Talk @ International Crane Foundation
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Want to learn about the behind-the-scenes work we do to care for our cranes? Stop by our headquarters on the first and third Sunday from June through September at 1:00 p.m. for a presentation by our aviculture staff. Click here to plan your visit.

Sep
7
Thu
Presentation on North American Cranes @ Mirror Lake State Park
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a presentation on North American Cranes on Saturday, September 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Mirror Lake State Park in Baraboo, WI. Click here to learn more about events at the park.

Sep
9
Sat
Whooping Crane Festival @ Princeton School
Sep 9 all-day

Join fellow craniacs for the annual Whooping Crane Festival in Princeton, WI and surrounding locations on September 9, 2017.

Prairie Tour @ International Crane Foundation
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Walk among prairie smoke, 6-foot-tall compass plants, swaying big bluestem, and dozens of other native species on a special guided prairie tour at our headquarters the second Saturday of every month beginning in May through October. Click here to learn more about our prairie restoration and interpretive signs along our nature trails.

Sep
17
Sun
Keeper Talk @ International Crane Foundation
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Want to learn about the behind-the-scenes work we do to care for our cranes? Stop by our headquarters on the first and third Sunday from June through September at 1:00 p.m. for a presentation by our aviculture staff. Click here to plan your visit.

Sep
23
Sat
Member Appreciation Day @ International Crane Foundation
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mark your calendars for our annual Member Appreciation Day! Sign up early for behind-the-scenes tours of Crane City, which are first-come, first-served the day of the event (Gates open at 9:00 a.m.) Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see our captive breeding facility up close! Other special activities include a guided prairie walk, radio-tracking demonstrations, photo opportunities with Hope, our Whooping Crane mascot, and special talks by our expert staff!

Don’t forget your membership card! Not a member? Not a problem – click here to join the flock todayemail our staff, or call 608-356-9462 ext. 807. Memberships may also be purchased or renewed at the Visitor Center the day of the event. Stay tuned as Member Appreciation Day approaches for a detailed timeline of events!

Oct
14
Sat
Prairie Tour @ International Crane Foundation
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Walk among prairie smoke, 6-foot-tall compass plants, swaying big bluestem, and dozens of other native species on a special guided prairie tour at our headquarters the second Saturday of every month beginning in May through October. Click here to learn more about our prairie restoration and interpretive signs along our nature trails.