International Crane Foundation



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.

Jim Harris Memorial Service @ International Crane Foundation
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Honor Jim Harris’ life, legacy and decades of dedication to the conservation of the world’s cranes at a memorial service in Baraboo. Click here for more information.

Cranes of the World Presentation @ Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join International Crane Foundation Volunteer Naturalist Jean Ashmore Saturday, June 22, for a patio program on the Cranes of the World at the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge! The program will be held indoors in case of inclement weather.

Origami Cranes Workshop @ Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Fold origami cranes into a beautiful bouquet that you can display at home or give as a gift! Learn about the importance of cranes to Japanese culture from International Crane Foundation experts, and be inspired to write your own nature-related haikus. All supplies provided. Click here to register.

Youth Ages Accepted: Ages 12 & up

Instructors: Lizzie Condon, International Crane Foundation

Cost: $25/$20 member | Course Number: 21-06

Migrating Gift Shop @ Cornerstone Gallery
Jul 13 – Aug 31 all-day

Midwest Craniacs! Stop by our “Migrating Gift Shop” at the Cornerstone Gallery in Baraboo, Wisconsin July 13 to Aug. 31, 2019.

Browse our exclusive gifts, along with new items designed for Baraboo’s Big Top Parade theme on July 20 – the groovy 60s!

Click here to view store hours.

Horicon Marsh Outdoor Field Day @ Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join our staff at the Horicon Marsh Outdoor Field Day on Saturday, August 3. Learn about birding – including Whooping Cranes – and other outdoor activities at this free open house. Click here to learn more.

Whoopers and Sandhills @ Kettle Moraine State Forest - Northern Unit
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at the Kettle Moraine State Forest’s Ice Age Visitor Center in Campbellsport, Wisconsin to learn about the fascinating life histories of Wisconsin’s cranes. Click here to learn more.

Birdfair @ Egleton Nature Reserve
Aug 16 – Aug 18 all-day

Celebrate over 30 years of conserving nature worldwide with lectures, book signings, auctions and exhibitions in Rutland, England – and meet our Co-founder George Archibald at the International Crane Foundation exhibit! Click here to learn more.

Hope the Whooping Crane visiting Mirror Lake State Park! @ Mirror Lake State Park
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for a presentation on Endangered Whooping Cranes – and meet our Whooping Crane mascot Hope – on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Mirror Lake State Park in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Click here to learn more about events at the park.