Latin: Antigone canadensis
Photo: Whooping Crane. Photo: David Browning.
Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary focuses on conservation of the Platte River ecosystem and the birds that rely on it. The visitors' center and gift shop is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Masks are recommended indoors for all individuals.
Pets on a leash are only allowed in the parking lot and in a designated pet exercise are east of the parking lot. No pets are allowed on the trails.
Help us continue our important work for Sandhill Cranes and other birds that rely on the Platte River; make a donation today.
As we begin construction as part of our capital campaign, check here for up-to-date information on any building and trail closures. We will also post closures to our social media channels.
Once construction begins, our visitor's center will be closed. We will have a temporary visitor's center and restrooms available. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that wheelchair-accessible restrooms will be available during construction. Most trails will remain open, those that are closed will be clearly marked.
At Rowe Sanctuary, we are:
We continually seek to increase these centers’ accessibility to the public, because we know that people first must learn more about their environment before they are motivated to care for it. These investments will touch everything—from education to habitat conservation, from science-based programming to operations—that Audubon Nebraska does and can achieve at our centers and beyond.