Flora & Fauna

November 6, 2015

Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas

Whooping Cranes

Ann Bracher Vaughan
(361) 749-5919
Whooping Crane Festival Registration Now Open
Birders are Flocking Online to Register Early 19th Annual Whooping Crane Festival
February 25-28 2016
Port Aransas, Texas
www.whoopingcranefestival.org or (800) 45-COAST



Registration is open

As the festival has grown over the years, so has the variety of nature related
activities and experiences, and this year is no exception. Sponsored by Cheniere, Eagle Optics, HEB, Port Corpus Christi and Swarovski Opitx and many local partners, this one of a kind festival will get you up close and personal to the wonderful nature that surrounds us in Port Aransas.
Dr. George Archibald, renowned world crane expert from the International Crane Foundation is returning as is professionally recognized nature photographer Larry Ditto. A variety of other specialized and noteworthy presenters will speak on topics ranging from cranes that are being researched in Mongolia, the Texas Whooper Watch Program, and Operation Migration that was established over ten years ago to introduce a flock of cranes to Florida via a guided ultralight airplane.
These are very interesting topics you do not want to miss! Rounding out the presenters will include talks on conservation, marshbirds in Louisiana, nesting grounds of the Whooping Cranes in Canada as well as their wintering grounds on the Texas Coast.

Don’t miss it!

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