CRANE TRUST EARNS 2016 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

The Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. This achievement celebrates businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. “We are doing some exciting things over here and with the backing of dedicated and passionate volunteers and staff, we’re able to…

TRACKING OLD FRIENDS – FINAL

This is our final update for the migration season and tracking our old friends! Everyone has settled into their breeding grounds. Most of the migrants have passed on from the Crane Trust to begin raising their young. Slate and Indigo have moved into Siberia. They took a long flight…

ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Crane Trust is pleased to announce Rick Rasmussen as our featured artist of the month in the Hornady Art Gallery during May, June and July.

Rick is a life long native of Central Nebraska. He has been an avid nature and wildlife photographer since his early high school days. As a recipient of…

What Remains After the Sandhill Cranes Leave

When the nearly 500,000 sandhill cranes migrate on from Nebraska, their absence can leave the Crane Trust a seemingly very quiet place. You’d never know at a first glance that Crane Trust researchers have detected 148 bird species across the property since March began. The grand total for the…

Tracking Old Friends – Continued 5

Only Slate has taken off from Saskatchewan where they and the other cranes have been bulking up for the long trip to Siberia. Slate left Saskatchewan on April 29th and since then has nearly reached Alaska. Slate is passing through the Mackenzie River Valley that is a vital passage for…