Lessons, Activities, and Information

Winter & Spring


Getting Started

Tracking Whooping Crane Migration

Conservation: Bringing Back an Endangered Species

Fall Lessons

The Whooping Cranes of the New Eastern Flock

Early Life and Training the Chicks for Ultralight-led Migration

The Operation Migration Team and the Migration:

The Ultralight Aircraft

Teacher-Recommended Books

Special Stories: (also see JN Kids)


More! Conservation, Artistic Expression, General Crane Biology, Reintroduction/Crane History

The Challenges of Whooping Crane Survival
Learning from Crane Life Histories

Meet Cranes of the New Eastern Flock!
Bio Pages

Classrooms in Action!
Free! Click to order
How Many Cranes?
Eastern Flock Goal: 25 breeding pairs from 125 Cranes by 2020
How do cranes use their red crowns?


Recommended Links

What's the story behind this human-assisted migration? You might be surprised!

Science Math
JN for Kids

See the chicks LIVE on Operation Migration's CraneCam!

TEACHERS: You may wish to block your computer's pop-up ads before clicking to Crane Cam.