Category Archives: KY Coalition for Sandhill Cranes

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Two Endangered Whooping Cranes Shot in Texas

The International Crane Foundation (ICF) announced today that two Whooping Cranes of the Louisiana flock (which numbers about 30 birds) were shot and killed on January 10, 2016 in Hardin Co. Texas. There is one identified suspect. Read the ICF … Continue reading

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Do you give a whoop?

The following was provided by Lizzie Condon, Keeping Whooping Cranes Safe Coordinator of the  International Crane Foundation The International Crane Foundation, along with organizations involved in the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership, has a new program designed to increase awareness and … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot the Whooping Cranes Kentucky’s Sandhill Crane hunting season begins Dec. 12, 2015 and continues through Jan. 10, 2016, or until 400 Sandhill Cranes have been killed. Whooping Cranes may associate with Sandhill Cranes so caution must be used … Continue reading

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Reward offered in shooting of Whooping Crane in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana The crane was found just south of Zaunbrecher Road and north of Gueydan on November  2, 2014 with an apparent bullet wound to her upper left leg. The bird … Continue reading

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