Crane Festival


David Mizejewski

The Saturday night banquet speaker for the 2019 Crane Festival will be David Mizejewski. David is a television host, media personality, author, blogger, and a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation. David is dedicated to using his knowledge and his infectious enthusiasm to help others understand the wonders of the natural world and how to live sustainably.
Check out his appearance on ABC's "Good Morning Washington."
Lili Taylor

Lili is a stage and screen actress who has appeared in such films as Mystic PizzaI Shot Andy Warhol, and The Conjuring. Some of her television highlights include "American Crime," HBO’s "Six Feet Under," and Fox’s "The X-Files," all of which garnered her Emmy nominations. She just completed work on the series "Chambers" for Netflix. She currently serves on the boards of the National Audubon Society and the American Birding Association.

Read a great Audubon article about her taking part in a Christmas bird count.

Michael Farrell

MIchael is our lunchtime presenter on Friday. He is an assistant professor of Practice in the Agricultural Leadership, Educations, and Communications Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is also a 48-year veteran of public media, most of which have been spent in the production and management of documentaries about the culture, history, and environment of Nebraska and the Great Plains.

Call for Presentations: Click here if you would like to submit a presentation for next year's festival.

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