8th Annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival
Daily Crane viewings, birds walks, expert speakers, crane art, workshops, family activities,live birds
The Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition presents the 8th Annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival from August 29.-September 1, 2019 in Steamboat Springs and Hayden. The event features the Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill Cranes that breed and stage in the Yampa Valley. Kerryn Morrison, VP of International Programs for the International Crane Foundation and Manager of the African Crane Conservation Program is the keynote speaker and will present a program on cranes in Africa. Julie Zickefoose, naturalist, author, and artist is one of the additional expert speakers. Ted Floyd, editor of Birding magazine, leads the guided bird walks and offers a special presentation at the Nature Conservancy's historic Carpenter Ranch. Other festival activities include guided crane viewing sessions, nature walks, documentary films, bird art, family activities, live raptors, workshops and more. The complete schedule is available at www.coloradocranes.org . Send questions to [email protected]
Date & Time
August 29, 2019
8:00AM - 8:00PM
Lectures, movies and presentations are FREE: some fees are charged for guided activities.