International Crane Foundation


The Fight Continues – Help Win It


Whooping Cranes continue their fight for survival. We’ve made gains. But there’s still much to do. And you can help.

Back from fewer than 20 birds in the 1940s, Whooping Cranes now number more than 750 in the wild and captivity. Their success is due, in part, to our science-based, strategic and urgent work. Work we cannot do without your help, and we thank you!

2017 was a successful year for this species — with their numbers growing in the wild flock by 63. Unfortunately, threats also are on the rise. Your support makes a difference for Whooping Cranes. And they need your help!