the Prairie

Like Never Before 

Visit the
Crane Trust Nature
& Visitor Center

Nature & Visitor Center
Family Fun

Where the
Genetically Pure  
Bison Roam
the Prairie

Book Your
 Crane Viewing 

 Tour in January 2018

Crane Trust Educational Greenhouse

The Crane Trust was awarded the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) and Nebraska Academy of Sciences (NAS) PIE Grant for a total of $3000 to help reconstruct the “Crane Trust Educational Greenhouse” that once existed here. This grant was one of four accepted by NAS out of the eight that applied.

The Crane Trust is dedicated to the protection and maintenance of over 8,500 acres of prairie and wet meadow habitat along the Big Bend of the Platte River. This area is part of the Central Flyway and hosts a wide range of migratory bird species, including the largest Sandhill Crane roost…


The Great Migration