Join us for our Gift Shop Holiday Open House at our headquarters on Saturday, December 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Check off all of the items on your gift (or wish!) list while shopping for a cause! Can’t make it? Visit our online shop.
Join us to learn about our Indiana Whooping Cranes! Our Whooping Crane Outreach staff will lead a program on how to identify Whooping and Sandhill Cranes, the history of their decline and return, and where you may see these wonderful birds in Indiana. The program will begin at 9 a.m. Central time at Oakland City Public Library in Oakland City, Indiana, and last one hour. Afterward, we will gather together for a caravan over to Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge to see the cranes! Plan for caravanning to take up to 45 minutes to the refuge, plus however much time you want to watch the cranes. Come join the flock and become a Craniac!
The annual Festival of the Cranes is January 11 and 12, 2020! Every year the Wheeler Refuge Association plans a fantastic weekend of crane viewing, music, storytelling, live raptors and other fun events. Learn more about the festival.
Hungry? Join us at Culver’s of Sauk City between 4 and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, for a delicious meal – or custard! A percentage of all sales will be donated to support our global mission.
Join us for an entertaining evening and raise a glass to our avian community! We’ll enjoy brews (or wine), Domino’s pizza and live music by The PMB. Test your birding knowledge with a game of trivia and learn a few new facts about the birds and native plants that call Alabama home.
Plus, don’t miss an opportunity to get your picture taken with Hope, our 7-foot-tall Whooping Crane mascot!
Ticket price for adults (must be over 21): Garden Member: $20 | Non-member: $30
Ticket price includes pizza, two beers and a chance to win door prizes. Click here to register.
Join our Whooping Crane Outreach staff for this presentation on the conservation history of the Whooping Crane. Learn about the Whooping Crane’s unique biology and ecology, and how the International Crane Foundation has contributed to conservation efforts for the rarest crane species in the world. Indiana is a special place for this incredible species!
Recommended for adults and high school students. Free to attend, no advance registration needed.
Join us at this annual Eagles in Flight Weekend at Turkey Run State Park, Friday, Jan. 24, for a presentation by our staff on our Whooping Crane conservation efforts in Indiana! A cash bar will be available during the evening presentations. Click here to learn more.
All ages are invited to the Eagle Creek Ornithology Center on Saturday, Jan. 25, to learn how to make an origami crane chain that you may take home! Learn more about the center.
Indiana Craniacs ~ Join us at Metazoa Brewing Co. on Saturday, Jan. 25, for the release of their new beer “Hoppy Crane,” a wheat heavy IPA! A percentage of proceeds from the sale of the new beer will support our work to protect Whooping Cranes in Indiana.