JAMES BAKER INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY

WHOOPING CRANES: How to save an endangered species

Nov 9, 2010 | James Baker Institute for Public Policy |

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Along the Texas Gulf Coast, the fall season is signaled by the arrival of migratory birds — including the whooping crane, which spends its winters here. In a recently published paper, Ronald Sass, fellow in global climate change, discusses the threats that manmade developments bring to the cranes’ winter feeding grounds and provides recommendations on how to reduce harmful impacts to local river systems.