Audubon Nebraska is excited to announce the 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."

In it's 49th year, the festival 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.

Visit Audubon Nebraska's festival page, for updates of the festival's line-up of exciting concurrent sessions, field trips, and more. Tickets will be available beginning December 10, 2018.

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