The sixth annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival takes place alongside Wild West Air Fest
during Labor Day weekend.
The festival celebrates the majestic Greater Sandhill Cranes as they migrate through the Yampa Valley and features guided crane viewings, nature and bird walks, expert speakers, films, bird art, workshops, children’s activities, live raptors presented by HawkQuest, ranch tours, a community picnic at The Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch and more.
The festival’s keynote speaker will be George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation. Additional speakers include naturalists/ photographers Sandra Noll and Erv Nichols and Birding magazine editor Ted Floyd. HawkQuest will present a talk featuring four live raptors.
Visit the official Yampa Valley Crane Festival website
for more information.