Category Archives: KY Coalition for Sandhill Cranes

Letter of intent

Social distancing during COVID-19

Please continue to do your part and stay home but if you have to go out for essentials remember to keep a Whooping Crane of space between yourself and others!

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$10,000 reward offered for information on shooting of endangered Whooping Crane in Jefferson Davis Parish

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division is seeking information on the shooting death of an endangered Whooping Crane in Jefferson Davis Parish in November 2019.  Agents said the dead crane was found in a rice and crawfish field … Continue reading

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Raising public awareness of Whooping Cranes one decade at a time

After the disappointing November 2019 ruling of “probation” for the poacher responsible for the 2018 shooting death of adult male Louisiana Whooper, L8-11 – the first Whooping Crane with his partner, L7-11, in the new Louisiana non-migratory flock to nest and … Continue reading

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Public hearing and comment period for changes to the Sandhill season, is NOW!

Time is running out for those opposed to the proposed changes to the Kentucky Sandhill Crane season. Unfortunately,  due to lack of public comment in March 2018 when the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources District Commissioners met, some of the … Continue reading

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KDFWR Commission approves proposed changes to Kentucky’s Sandhill season

With the approval by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) Commission (5 to 3 in favor of) on March 23, 2018, the amendment process will be the same as it was in 2011.  KDFWR will file the … Continue reading

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Contact your District Commissioner about changes to the Kentucky Sandhill season

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) is now considering a proposal to expand the Sandhill Crane hunting season. The KDFWR Wildlife Committee has forwarded the suggested changes to the full Commission which will consider them during its meeting … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes to Kentucky Sandhill Season

After 7 years of following guidelines set in the  Kentucky Department of  Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) experimental season, the wildlife division plans to recommend to the full Commission six changes to the season.  These proposed changes were considered by … Continue reading

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