The Trumpet in the Orchestra of Evolution: Wetlands and Sandhills in Wisconsin
Sandhill cranes are the most numerous of the world’s fifteen crane species. They inhabit many varied places in North America – and Asia! – in both migratory and non-migratory populations. Here in Wisconsin, they are irrevocably linked to our treasured wetlands; join us to learn how protecting our Wisconsin wetlands has led to one of North America’s greatest conservation success stories.
About the presenter:
Anne Lacy, Crane Research Coordinator for the International Crane Foundation, has nearly 20 years of experience researching the Sandhill Crane. Anne currently coordinates the long-term Sandhill Crane research program and recently began working with the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership, of which ICF is a founding member, to study the newly reintroduced Whooping Cranes in Wisconsin.
This presentation is part of a series of events across the state this year put on by Wisconsin Wetlands Association to celebrate its 50 years of protecting wetlands.
Lussier Family Heritage Center
3101 Lake Farm Road
Madison, WI 53711
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