International Crane Foundation



Annual Midwest Crane Count
Apr 13 @ 5:30 am – 7:30 am

Join over 1,000 volunteers across the upper Midwest to monitor the return of Sandhill and Whooping Cranes to their northern breeding grounds. Click here to learn more and to get involved!

AZA Party for the Planet Volunteer Work Day @ International Crane Foundation
Apr 20 all-day

Commemorate Earth Day and help us ‘Spring into Action’ by participating in an Association of Zoos and Aquariums volunteer workday at our headquarters. Registration is required.

Horicon Marsh Bird Festival @ Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center
May 9 – May 13 all-day

Join us at the 22st annual Horicon Marsh Bird Festival May 9 – 13, 2019. Visit our exhibit to learn more about our global conservation programs and meet our knowledgeable staff! Click here to view the full festival schedule.

How Charismatic Cranes Inspire Peace and Conservation @ Ruth Culver Community Library
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for this presentation by our outreach staff to learn how cranes symbolize peace and inspire communities to work together to protect cranes and the landscapes where they live. Thank you to the Friends of the Ruth Culver Community Library for sponsoring this event!

An Evening with the Construction Cranes @ International Crane Foundation
Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Yes, our site is closed while we undergo our $10 million site renovation. But, the show will go on! Please join us for a unique 2019 An Evening with the Construction Cranes Saturday, June 15, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Like past An Evening with the Cranes, this event will include a variety of red and white wine, local brewery beers and an array of appetizers. This year’s celebration will be held in the International Crane Foundation Courtyard, where international staff will highlight the diverse landscapes of cranes.

Registration for this year’s event is limited and cost $75 for members and $100 for non-members – click here to register!

More information about special activities at this year’s event will be available very soon!

For questions about registration please contact membership@savingcranes.org or 608-356-9462 ext. 807.