"Inspiring environmental stewardship and lifelong learning through experience, awareness and
appreciation of the natural and historical resources of Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge"
For your convenience we have two handicap accessible parking spots next to the Farmhouse Visitor Center/Gift Shop entrance ramp.
TANANA VALLEY CRANE FESTIVAL
The 19th Annual Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival, coming August 26-28, 2016
The Draft Schedule has been released and can be read HERE.
Our guest speaker this year is Paul Tebbel. Here is an exerpt from his Bio.... "Few people have spent as much of their lives around cranes as Paul Tebbel. Introduced to them as a senior in college in 1975, he spent 3 summers searching for crane nests and families in the bogs, woods and fields of northern Michigan and central Ontario. His field biology career path never really got started as his early job possibilities disappeared when President Reagan cut all federal spending on wildlife research. He drifted to southern California where he found a part-time job in a backpacking store that was run by the owners of a new line of clothing called Patagonia. For 11 years he helped steer this company to walk the talk of their environmentalism. But he never lost his devotion to these tall, gangly birds, often traveling to their wintering grounds in the southern part of California’s central valley. Eventually the pressure of nearby Los Angeles was more than he could bear and he was lured away in 1995 by National Audubon Society who sought a new manager for their small sanctuary on the Platte River in Nebraska...."
Available at the farmhouse Visitor Center
For sale at the Farmhouse Visitor Center Gift Shop. Members get 10% off!
Give your family and friends a Gift Membership to "Friends of Creamer's Field" and share our local refuge with everyone!
Come and shop for other gift ideas! The Visitor Center Gift Shop is now open daily from 9:30 am till 5:00 pm.
Some of our items include a select variety of Folkmanis Puppets, Peeps Birds, Baseball caps, Nature books,
A Creamer's Field PSA was made by KTVF Channel 11 Broadcast Academy students in 2014.
Click HERE to view the video!
(Right click the link and choose from the menu "Save Link As" to keep your own copy!)
We are a non-profit organization, wholly dependent on memberships, gifts, donations and grants.
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FRIENDS OF CREAMER'S FIELD
A BIG THANK YOU
to all of our
very generous donors!
Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge
Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge includes almost 2200 acres, of which 150 acres lie within the city of Fairbanks, Alaska. The fields, woods, and wetlands are managed by the Alaska State Department of Fish and Game. The farmhouse, barns, and 12 acres are listed in the National Register of Historic Places of the National Park Service.
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