Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival

Photo: Don Brockmeier

Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival is held each March and brings 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! The dates for the 2018 festival will be put here when they are finalized.

This website will be updated with the festival's line-up of exciting concurrent sessions, field trips, and more. Stay tuned.

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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