International Crane Foundation

 

Events

Dec
12
Tue
My Life with Cranes – George Archibald @ American Museum of Natural History - Linder Theater
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join our Co-founder George Archibald for his presentation My Life with Cranes hosted by the Linnaean Society of New York on Tuesday, December 12. The society’s monthly meeting is open to the public without charge. Click here to learn more.

Jan
13
Sat
Festival of the Cranes @ Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
Jan 13 – Jan 14 all-day

Join us as we celebrate the wintering Sandhill and Whooping Cranes at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge in Decatur, Alabama! Click here to learn more.

Jan
31
Wed
Wednesday Nite @ the Lab with Dr. Barry Hartup @ UW-Madison Campus
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Join our Conservation Services Director Dr. Barry Hartup for Wednesday Nite @ the Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus January 31. Can’t make it? Click here to view the recorded lecture after the event.

Feb
14
Wed
A Conservation Success Story: Keeping a Rare Crane Common @ Moraine Park Technical College
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Fond du Lac Audubon Society for their February evening presentation with our Crane Research Coordinator Anne Lacy, who will talk about the successes and challenges of reintroducing Whooping Cranes in Wisconsin. The presentation will be held at the Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac. From National Avenue, turn into parking lot O and enter door O-1. Classrooms are on your left. The presentation will be in room O-104. Audubon programs are open to the public with no admission fee.

Feb
22
Thu
Whooping Crane Festival @ Port Aransas Civic Center
Feb 22 – Feb 25 all-day

Don’t miss the 22nd Annual Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas, Texas February 22-25, 2018! Click here to learn more.

Mar
22
Thu
Audubon’s Nebraska Crane Festival @ Holiday Inn and Convention Center
Mar 22 – Mar 25 all-day

Join us at Audubon’s Nebraska Crane Festival March 22 – 25, 2018, in Kearny! Festival highlights include the presentation “Cranes: Ambassadors for Conservation” by our President & CEO Rich Beilfuss on Saturday, March 24, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Click here to view the festival schedule.

Apr
14
Sat
Annual Midwest Crane Count
Apr 14 @ 5:30 am – 7:30 am

Join over 1,000 volunteers across the upper Midwest for the Annual Midwest Crane Count. As a citizen scientist, you can help us monitor the return of Sandhill and Whooping Cranes to their northern breeding grounds. Click here to learn more and to get involved!

Apr
15
Sun
Opening Day – 2018 Visitor Season @ International Crane Foundation
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit our headquarters to learn about cranes and our global conservation programs on a guided tour with a naturalist. Enjoy exploring our nature trails, browse our unique gift shop and discover our interactive exhibits. Click here to plan your visit.

May
12
Sat
Moms Visit for Free on Mother’s Day Weekend @ International Crane Foundation
May 12 @ 9:00 am – May 13 @ 5:00 pm

Moms get in FREE during Mother’s Day weekend! Treat your mom to a relaxing day in nature with guided tours, family activities and nature hikes. Click here to plan your visit.

Jun
16
Sat
An Evening with the Cranes @ International Crane Foundation
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy a magical evening on our beautiful grounds in Baraboo, Wisconsin. An Evening with the Cranes will be held rain or shine on June 16, 2018.