Dates: August 29 – September 1, 2019
Location: Steamboat Springs and Hayden, CO
Enjoy Greater Sandhill Cranes during Labor Day weekend in the beautiful setting of Northwest Colorado! The 8th annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival takes place August 29 – September 1, 2019 in Steamboat Springs and Hayden, CO. and 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 of 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 http://www.coloradocranes.org. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.