Whooping Crane Festival Registration Now Open

The 22nd Annual Whooping Crane Festival held the last weekend in February in Port Aransas, Texas is a favorite island festival to celebrate the endangered Whooping Cranes.

Port Aransas, TX, January 17, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Registration is open for the annual Whooping Crane Festival scheduled for February 22-25, 2018 in Port Aransas, Texas. The festival is open to birders, photographers, families, and anyone who loves the outdoors and nature-related activities.

World renowned crane expert, Dr. George Archibald, Co-Founder of the International Crane Foundation, will be one of the featured speakers, along with representatives from Operation Migration, Wood Buffalo National Park, the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, and more. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to take guided boat tours to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge to view the world’s last naturally-occurring population of Whooping Cranes on their wintering grounds. Additional festival activities include birding and nature boat and bus tours, interactive workshops and seminars, a painting and wine tasting class, and a free nature-related trade show.

For more information and online registration, visit www.whoopingcranefestival.org. Online registration closes at 12:00 p.m. CT on February 19. Onsite registration will open on February 22 at 1:00 p.m. at the Port Aransas Civic Center and run daily through the festival.

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Rebecca Childs
Whooping Crane Festival Contact:
Joan Garland
Public Relations & Special Events Manager
Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
403 West Cotter Ave.
Port Aransas, Texas 78373
361-749-5919 ext. 811