Sandhill cranes during their annual migration stop at The Nature Conservancy’s Studnicka Tract on the Platte River in south central Nebraska during March of 2012.

February 28, 2014

More than 500,000 sandhill cranes gather along Nebraska's Platte River each spring. Photo: © Chris Helzer/TNC

(ALL RIGHTS, ALL USES) Sandhill cranes during their annual migration stop at The Nature Conservancy’s Studnicka Tract on the Platte River in south central Nebraska during March of 2012. PHOTO CREDIT: © Chis Helzer/TNC

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  1. I’m a long-time NC member — wondering if you offer any special events/tours etc. during the 2015 sandhill crane migration. We are READY to come….

    1. Josephine, the TNC person to ask would be Chris Helzer. Google his blog The Prairie Ecologist — it has his email and he can tell you whether we do tours or events.

    2. Josephine, Thank you for your interest! This information is from the Nebraska Chapter “We host member tours on the following dates:

      Sunset tours: Thursday, March 12th; Friday March 13th; Saturday, March 14th; Friday, March 20th
      Sunrise Tours: Saturday, March 14th

      These are guided tours with TNC staff and typically 20-25 other members. You can get in touch with Mardell Jasnowski, mjasnowski[at]tnc.org”

  2. Hi ,I would like to see the cranes is last week of February good ? or later ? Thanks for helping Ilana