Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival

March 22-25, 2018

Photo: Don Brockmeier

In 2018, Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival will take place March 22-25, bringing together hundreds of crane lovers from around the country to Kearney, Nebraska, to interact with a wide range of environmental speakers, take part in incredible birding trips, and, best of all, experience the world's largest gathering of Sandhill Cranes!

This website will be updated with the festival's line-up of exciting concurrent sessions, field trips, and more. Stay tuned. If you would like to be a presenter at the festival, see the festival drop-down menu above and select "Speakers" to download a presentation submission form.

To receive periodic e-mail updates on festival news and activities, please write If you can’t make the festival but still want to see the Sandhill Cranes, call Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary, (308) 468-5282, to learn about more crane viewing options.


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