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Experience
 the Prairie

Like Never Before 

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Visit the
Crane Trust Nature
& Visitor Center

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Nature & Visitor Center
Year-Round 
Family Fun

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Book Your
 Crane Viewing 

 Tour in 2017

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Where the
Genetically Pure  
Bison Roam
the Prairie

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Crane Trust Bison Herd Status and Future Plans

Currently we have 57 bison at the Crane Trust and plan on building the herd to near 80 over the next couple of years. This allows us to ease into our carrying capacity without inadvertently having negative impacts to the prairie ecosystem as we monitor their impacts upon our prairies.

Over the last year, our staff has analyzed social behaviors and hierarchy of our herd to gain a better understanding of how different animals interact with and affect the herd dynamics, as well as how the herd functions and behaves as a group. We have also monitored vegetation, avian, and small…

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The Great Migration