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International Crane Foundation

 

Events

Nov
1
Fri
Celebration of Cranes @ Quivira National Wildlife Refuge
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

Join us at the annual Celebration of Cranes at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge Nov. 1 to 3, 2019! Our Crane Research Coordinator, Anne Lacy, and North America Program Director, Liz Smith, will be sharing presentations during the three-day festival. Click here to learn more and  to register.

Sandhill Crane Festival, Lodi CA @ Lodi Hutchins Street Square
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

Join us for the Annual Sandhill Crane Festival in Lodi, California Nov. 1 to 3, 2019. Stop by our exhibit to learn about our global programs and browse our “Migrating Gift Shop”! Click here to learn more.

Nov
9
Sat
Conserve Sauk Film Festival @ UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at the Conserve Sauk Film Festival on Nov. 9, 2019! The festival will include screenings of feature-length films, including “Journey of the Whooping Crane” by Red Sky Productions, and finalists from the Conserve Sauk film competition. The festival will also feature post-screening discussions and an information area for local environmental groups. Click here to learn more.

Nov
20
Wed
Festival of the Cranes @ Bosque Del Apache Visitor Center
Nov 20 – Nov 23 all-day

Join us for the 2019 Festival of the Cranes November 20 to 23, at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in San Antonio, New Mexico. Stop by our exhibit to learn about our global programs and browse our “Migrating Gift Shop”! Click here to learn more.

Dec
3
Tue
GivingTuesday @ Planet Earth
Dec 3 all-day

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving! Please join us as we celebrate our accomplishments of the past year and look forward to the future.

GivingTuesday was founded as a simple idea: to bring people together for a day of giving back. It has since spread like a wave across the world, with over 160 countries in 2018. Now in its 8th year, nearly every country on earth is participating in GivingTuesday.

Dec
7
Sat
Gift Shop Holiday Open House at our Headquarters @ International Crane Foundation
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for our Gift Shop Holiday Open House at our headquarters on Saturday, December 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 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.

May
2
Sat
Headquarters Grand Opening @ International Crane Foundation
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The crane gates will be open on Saturday, May 2, 2020, for our official opening! Our headquarters has been closed and under construction since Nov. 2018, so you can imagine how exited we are to share our new site with you!

The exhibit area of our campus is undergoing a dramatic transformation as we renovate our crane exhibits. We are thrilled that each new crane exhibit will have a water feature and natural landscaping. In addition, our interpretive message will take flight beyond our headquarters as our visitors are immersed in the stories of the cranes and their cousins in the wild.

Our $10 million renovation also includes the new George Archibald Welcome Center with an expanded gift shop, an additional five exhibit murals, and a cranes and culture area featuring a crane fountain and a meditation garden. We will share information about our grand opening plans as they become available. Until then, please mark your 2020 calendar with this important date!