whooping crane

A Wild Year for the Whooping Crane

The whooping crane is one of North America’s most majestic birds. Standing five feet tall, with a seven-foot wingspan, the bird’s snow white plumage, black legs, and red spot on …

black-footed ferret

5 Endangered Species That Depend On Public Lands

These places we love are all of those things, but they are also places created to protect and restore wildlife. Our national parks, wildlife refuges and other wild public lands …

Whooping cranes roam fields and wetlands for food

Nebraska Court Decision Means Time to Reject Keystone XL Has Arrived

The time to reject Keystone XL has arrived.  Last spring, the Administration put a decision on the pipeline on hold until a legal issue over the route in Nebraska was …

Hooded merganser

From Pristine Bird Haven to Toxic Trap: Canada’s Tar Sands Threaten New England Birds

When Americans talk about tar sands, one of the most pernicious and devastating industrial undertakings the world has ever seen, those lucky enough not to have a pipeline running through …

Reject and Protect: Native Tribes and Ranchers rally against the…

40 Years of Success Protecting Endangered Species & Other Wildlife…

Whooping cranes, Rockport, TX

Photo of the Day: Whooping Crane Chase

Whooping crane pair

Photo of the Day: Side by Side

Pair of Whooping Cranes Photo by Flickr member tomblandford See more of tomblandford’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to …

Speak Up for Cranes on Facebook Today

You’ve emailed. You’ve called. You’ve written Letters to the Editor to your local papers. You’ve turned out for hearings and rallies.  Now, your voice is needed again to protect wildlife …

Take Action to Preserve Wildlife in the Great Lakes

For people living in the Great Lakes area, the whooping crane is an iconic species. In the mid-1880s, 1,400 cranes would migrate between Canada and the upper Midwest down to the …

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