CRANE TRUST IN THE NEWS

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April 1, 2018

Kearney Hub: Accommodating thousands of visitors, protecting more than 500K cranes creates opportunities, challenges for all involved
The Grand Island Independent: Cranes a high point of winter that won’t end
National Geographic: This Is What One of the Last Great Migrations Looks Like
Omaha World-Herald: Rays of red
Kearney Hub: Platte Basin Timelapse Project connects people to nature

March 1, 2018

Omaha World-Herald: Prime time for waterfowl viewing in the Plains; hundreds of thousands of snow geese arrive
The New York Times: Four Wildlife Tours in the United States Worth Taking
Midwest Living: March of the Cranes in Nebraska
The Grand Island Independent: Crane Trust plans programs, workshops for crane season
York News Times: One of the greatest wildlife spectacles on this continent is right next door
Kearney Hub: Reawakening my senses
Kearney Hub: Crane Trust, other nature areas work to meet visitors’ special needs
Kearney Hub: Crane Trust field trip an eye-opening experience for deaf, hard of hearing students
Omaha World-Herald: Nothing in America matches Nebraska’s spring migration, birder Rick Wright says
The Grand Island Independent: Children’s author to speak at the Crane Trust
The Grand Island Independent: Rare whooping crane spotted in the Alda area
The Wichita Eagle: World’s largest gathering of sandhill cranes just four hours north of Wichita
Mongabay News: The great Sandhill crane migration makes its annual stopover on the Platte River
Hastings Tribune: Crane season nears end
The Grand Island Independent: ‘Record numbers’ of cranes drop in

February 1, 2018

The Grand Island Independent: Planning Commission to consider conservation easement on Wednesday
The Grand Island Independent: Divided Planning Commission voted 4-3 to approve conservation easement
Omaha World-Herald: Crane Trust is a charitable organization, Nebraska Supreme Court rules
The Grand Island Independent: County, Crane Trust to meet after court rules in favor of Crane Trust
AOPA: SANDHILL SPECTACLE: PLATTE RIVER CRANE MIGRATION ATTRACTS BIRDWATCHERS TO NEBRASKA

January 1, 2018

Wichita Eagle: Need a quick vacation? Here are 12 travel ideas for 2018 that launch from Wichita
Omaha World-Herald: Great Plains tourism, conservation conference expected to draw hundreds
Journal & Topics: Nebraska’s Sandhill Cranes
Omaha World-Herald: You’ll need to be an early bird to catch the sandhill crane migration

December 4, 2017

Outstanding Agritourism & Ecotourism Entity Award was presented to the Crane Trust Nature and Visitors Center

December 1, 2017

The Tribune: The cranes are calling in Central Nebraska
Lonely Planet: Stunning winning images from the Siena International Photo Awards

September 1, 2017

1011 NOW: Lance’s Journal: Gene Gustafson is Carving at 95

August 18, 2017

NTV: Second day of SolFest brings people from around the country
The Grand Island Independent: Eclipse view spectacular in G.I.
Hastings Tribune: Plenty of options in Hastings during eclipse weekend
Hastings Tribune: Most street lights to turn on during eclipse
The Grand Island Independent:Crane Trust eclipse viewers awed by nature’s amazing spectacle
Hastings Tribune: Spectators awed by total solar eclipse
The Grand Island Independent: yourTicket: Art display opens at Crane Trust
Kearney Hub: I wasn’t at Woodstock, but I saw the eclipse
Kearney Hub: Bison pay no mind to what’s above

August 2, 2017

Hastings Tribune: SolFest: Preparing for the unknown
The Grand Island Independent: Wildlife observation can enhance eclipse experience

July 27, 2017

Hastings Tribune: SolFest to provide weekend of activities leading up to solar eclipse