2018 Year Of The Bird 100th Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

More than 100 organizations have teamed up to make sure we can celebrate birds in another 100 years.
To find out more about the importance birds have in our lives and the roles they play in our environment
click on any of the links below.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology National Audubon Society - Year of the Bird National Geographic - Year of the Bird Bird Life International

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Gray Crane Studios would like to celebrate "The Year Of The Bird" by trying to raise $10,000 for Bird Conservation.
For every Like we receive on Facebook in 2018, Gray Crane Studios will donate a dollar. So help us reach our goal
of 10,000 likes. Spread the word!

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Songscapes pair bands with public land areas to create new music and new audiences for protected landscapes.

Conner Youngblood's "Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge" is inspired by one of the world's most important bird habitats. The Refuge is part of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's 500+ National Wildlife Refuges.

Click to hear - Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

River Whyless created "Hold Me To Ya" as part of Sustain Music and Nature's Songscape program. This Songscape was held at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Wyoming. The refuge protects a vast sagebrush landscape, and the wildlife that depend on it, like the Greater sage-grouse.

Click to hear - Hold Me To Ya

Marshland Elegy - Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold's writings on the sandhill cranes are detailed in this excerpt from A Sand County Almanac.

Click to read - Aldo Leopold