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The latest issue of Grus Americana (Fall 2017), the newsletter of the Whooping Crane Conservation Association, has been mailed to members, to obtain a copy please go to our Membership link to join the WCCA and help support whooping crane conservation, a bargain at only $20.
The newsletter contains items such as:
  • a record number of whooping crane chicks produced in Wood Buffalo National Park;
  • population updates on the Aransas/Wood Buffalo population and the introduced populations in Wisconsin and Louisiana;
  • an update on the effects that Hurricane Harvey had on winter habitat;
  • beautiful photos of a migrating family group seen in Saskatchewan;
  • how WCCA members are able to participate in securing wintering habitat for whooping cranes on the Texas coast;
  • jail term for an individual who shot two whooping cranes in Eastern Texas; and
  • an In Memorium for long time crane researcher Robert Horwich.

The Spring 2017 newsletter and older issues of Grus Americana can be viewed free in our Newsletters archive.