International Crane Foundation

 

Events

Oct
28
Sat
The Driftless Reader book signing and presentation @ International Crane Foundation
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Author Curt Meine will share stories from his new book The Driftless Reader from 11:00 am to noon at our Visitor Center (admission is not required to meet Curt and listen to his presentation!)

Oct
31
Tue
Gates Close for the 2017 Season @ International Crane Foundation
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Nov
2
Thu
Wisconsin Science Festival @ UW-Madison Campus
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm

Join us at the Wisconsin Science Festival November 2-3! Learn about Whooping Crane conservation at the Discovery Expo, and keep an eye out for Hope, our Whooping Crane mascot. Click here to plan your visit.

Dec
2
Sat
Gift Shop Holiday Open House at our Headquarters
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for our Gift Shop Holiday Open House at our headquarters on Saturday, December 2. Meet the artists who craft many of our gifts, enjoy live music and refreshments – did we mention free gift wrapping?

Check off all of the items on your gift (or wish!) list while shopping for a cause! Can’t make it to our open house? Click here to visit our online shop.

Gift Shop Holiday Open House

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
1
Thu
Kindergarten Crane Party @ Caestecker Public Library
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

You are invited to a Crane Party! Green Lake Kindergarten Kids invites you to a party to benefit the International Crane Foundation. You will be treated to:

• An art auction of crane paintings by famous kindergarten artists.

• A free family-friendly drumming show

• Information about cranes from young experts and our Interpretive Program Manager Andy Bingle.

• An inspirational (or at least amusing) Crane Dance.

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 Feb. 22-25, 2018!

Festival highlights include a presentation and My Life with Cranes book signing by our Co-founder George Archibald on Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 10 a.m. George also will be on the Friday afternoon boat tour. In addition, our President and CEO Rich Beilfuss will speak on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Stop by our booth at the Civic Center, where you can learn more about Whooping Cranes and our global programs, while browsing our unique merchandise from our headquarter’s gift shop! Our Whooping Crane mascot Hope will be making guest appearances at various locations throughout the festival.

Click here to learn more!