Presentations in the Park - Whooping Crane Conservation

Event Dates

  • 07/15/2021 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Event Description

The Lussier Family Heritage Center will be hosting a variety of speakers throughout the summer, this week's presentation is curtesy of Elizabeth Condon from the International Crane Foundation.  

Gates open at 5:30 PM and the presentation starts at 6:00 PM.  Please bring your own chairs or blankets and set up 6 ft. from other attendees.  Arrive early to get some dinner from a local food truck and drinks from Delta Beer Lab.

**Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash and not disruptive. 

The story of Whooping Crane conservation is dramatic. In this talk Lizzie will give a brief overview of the history of Whooping Crane populations and human efforts to bring this species back from the brink of extinction. This will include an update on the Eastern Migratory Population reintroduction project, which has gone through many changes in recent years. She will also talk about the International Crane Foundation’s ongoing research efforts and how the International Crane Foundation applies scientific knowledge to provide working conservation solutions.

Registration required 

Location

Lussier Family Heritage Center

3101 Lake Farm Road

Madison, WI 53711

Contact

HeritageCenter@CountyofDane.com

Categories: Dog Friendly, Parks, Talk or Workshop