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.
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.
At Rowe Sanctuary, we are:
Click here for more information on the Elevate Nebraska campaign.
Registration for our summer camps is now open! Spots are filling up quick so be sure to sign up before it is too late!
Protecting habitat for migrating Sandhill Cranes and much more.
Volunteers are critical to the operations at the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary. Take a look at our volunteer opportunities and consider joining this incredible team.
Your generous support helps to ensure that Sandhill Cranes and other wildlife that depend on the Platte River will have this wonderful resource for years to come.
Our gift shop has a wide variety of items and your purchase supports our conservation efforts along the Platte River in south-central Nebraska.