the Prairie

Like Never Before 

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Crane Trust Nature
& Visitor Center

Nature & Visitor Center
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Where the
Genetically Pure  
Bison Roam
the Prairie

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 Crane Viewing 

 Tour in January 2018

Calving Season Pushes Bison Herd to Over 70

Photo by Michael Leggott

The 2017 calving season got off to an early start this year with our fist calf arriving on April 2nd. Since then, we have added 15 more. 14 from the main herd and 2 from the research herd near the Nature and Visitors Center that has us up to 73 bison in total. All have been doing well and moms have been doing a great job caring for their young ones. There is always a heightened sense of awareness during calving season and it can, at times, make it very difficult to…


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