Calling All Conservation Heroes!
Whooping Crane Festival – Conservation Field Trip
Thursday, Feb. 24 – Sunday, Feb. 27
All ages welcome
Are you ready to put conservation into action this winter? Join the zoo’s education team in Port Aransas for a weekend of fun and conservation at the 2022 Annual Whooping Crane Festival!
Follow your interests and passion, and meet up with like-minded people, while bird watching, exploring a nature-related trade show, and enjoying a 3-4 hour guided boat tour through the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. In addition to the festival, you’ll help secure a future for whooping cranes and other coastal wildlife during an afternoon of jetty/beach habitat maintenance. Other events are also available (more information to come). Before heading home, visit the Texas State Aquarium for more inspiring ways to help protect local and worldwide ecosystems
Whether you’re new to the world of conservation or have been incorporating it into your life as long as you can remember, this year’s festival is perfect for all Conservation Heroes.
Registration Fee Includes:
- Admission to the 2022 Whooping Crane Festival and activities
- Guided boat tour of the last naturally occurring population of whooping cranes
- Jetty/beach habitat clean-up supplies and related activities
- Admission to Texas State Aquarium
- 2 Dinners & 1 Lunch
Registrants are responsible for lunches on Friday and Saturday, lodging and transportation. Additional hotel information, including recommendations and discount offers, will be emailed after registration.
Please note that there is a that goes towards your final payment.
Perfect conservation-based weekend get-away for friends & families!
Conservation Trip participants are eligible for specially discounted rates at Hampton Inn Port Aransas during the Whooping Crane Festival. See confirmation email for more details.