Sandhill Crane Viewing in Kearney, Nebraska
An Annual Pilgrimage to Witness the Great Crane Migration
March 16 – 18, 2011
In her 2009 book, Hope for Animals and Their World, Dr. Jane Goodall discusses species brought back from the brink of extinction, including Nebraska’s famous sandhill cranes.
Today, Dr. Goodall continues to travel an average of 300 days each year breaking only to visit family, recharge her batteries in Gombe National Park, and to witness the annual migration of the sandhill cranes in Kearney, Nebraska. She has made her trip to Kearney an annual tradition.
Join Thomas D. Mangelsen and the Jane Goodall Institute along the banks of the Platte River in Nebraska to view the great migration of the sandhill cranes, one of Dr. Goodall’s most cherished pastimes. Visit www.JaneGoodall.org for more information on accommodations and purchasing tickets.
- Guided trip at Rowe Sanctuary to view the world’s largest concentration of sandhill cranes from observation blinds on the banks of the Platte River.
- Birding with acclaimed natural history writer and field ornithologist (or bird migration researcher), Scott Weidensaul at the Rainwater Basin.
- Nature Photography Workshop and Field Survey at the Nebraska Nature and Visitors Center.
- Cocktails and dinner with Dr. Jane Goodall and acclaimed nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen.
See the detailed schedule.