Welcome to the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary

Photo: Don Brockmeier

Our Mission

Our mission is to conserve and restore the Platte River ecosystem, focusing on cranes, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

Crane Viewing
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Crane Viewing

Sandhill Crane viewing at Rowe Sanctuary.

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Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival
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2017 Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival

Experience the Sandhill Cranes and much more in a fun filled weekend.

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Cranes of Rowe Sanctuary 2016 Photo Contest
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Cranes of Rowe Sanctuary 2016 Photo Contest

See the winning images from Rowe Sanctuary's inaugural photo contest.

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2017 Sponsors
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2017 Sponsors

Please help us thank the local businesses that support our work along the Platte River.

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Crane Cam
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Crane Cam

Rowe Sanctuary hosts tens of thousands of sandhill cranes each spring. Watch it here!

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Plan Your Trip
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Plan Your Trip

Tips to help you maximize your visit.

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Volunteering
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Volunteering

Become a member of our team.

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How to Help
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How to Help

Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary is a self-sustaining office that relies on the generous support of people like you.

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Conservation
Conservation

Your dollars at work

Protecting habitat for migrating Sandhill Cranes and much more.

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Programs
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Programs

Connecting people with nature.

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How you can help, right now