Tag Archives: The International Crane Foundation

DNR asks public for help to stop shootings of EMP Whoopers – 5 deaths in Indiana attributed to poaching

January 2017: Female No. 4-11, shot and killed Indiana Department of Natural Resources officials reported that the remains of No. 4-11, a 5-year old female Whooping Crane of the Eastern Migratory Population (EMP), were found January 5, 2017 in a … Continue reading

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Changes to the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership: Q&A

The Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP) is a group of non-profit organizations and government and state agencies formed to restore a migratory population of Whooping Cranes to eastern North America.  WCEP is just one element of a diverse strategy to … Continue reading

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4th Wheeler NWR Festival of the Cranes a success

This year, approximately 4,500 individuals attended the 4th annual Wheeler NWR Festival of the Cranes, in Decatur, Alabama the weekend of January 9th – 10th, 2016. What easier way to learn about North America’s rarest and tallest bird then at … Continue reading

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Accused shooter of 2 Whooping Cranes pleads not guilty

The International Crane Foundation submitted comments to the United States Attorney scheduled to hear the case of the accused shooter of two Endangered Whooping Cranes killed on January 11, 2016 in Beaumont, Texas (click here to read ICF’s full statement). … Continue reading

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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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