Annual Midwest Crane Count

January 1st, 1976 - January 1st, 1976 | PROJECT

The Annual Midwest Crane Count started in 1976 and currently covers 5 states. The primary purposes of the Crane Count are to help ICF monitor the abundance and distribution of cranes in the Upper-Midwest which helps with crane research as well as introducing people to cranes and their natural environment. In the 1930's, an estimated 25 pairs of Sandhill Cranes resided in Wisconsin. The year 2000 Count tallied more than 13,000 Sandhill Cranes.

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Alyssa Rod, Project Manager, International Crane Foundation


Audience: Adults | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Families | General Public | Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Life science
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Citizen Science Programs | Public Programs