Celebrating 50 years!
The Trumpeter Swan Society (TTSS) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1968 and dedicated to assuring the vitality and welfare of wild Trumpeter Swans.
We are the only non-profit organization working across North America on Trumpeter Swan conservation.
Your Children’s Yellowstone Will Be Radically Different. Yellowstone National Park is famous for stunning geysers and big game that attract four million visitors a year. The park has played a pivotal role in the preservation of bison, gray wolves and grizzly bears and Trumpeter Swans. But the warming climate has brought changes so quickly that plants and animals may not be able to adapt.
New York Times' journalists used photographs and time-lapse video to capture how shorter winters and hotter, drier summers are already altering the landscape. Read more...
An arranged marriage! TTSS recently purchased this pair, a 4-year-old male from Pennsylvania and a 3-year-old female from Indiana, to hopefully mate and produce cygnets for our Oregon restoration project. The video posted on our facebook page (November 14, 2018) was taken shortly after they first met this Monday, when they were placed on their new home at Pronghorn Resort, a golf club, near Bend Oregon. Video and photos by Gary Ivey.
Read more "My Swan Stories" on our 2018 Blog page. Read how an experience of trumpeter swans can lead to deep delight, partnerships, and a sense of wonder and gratitude.
The Oregon cygnet hatched this summer at Aspen Lakes in Oregon continues to grow and thrive. He will be released at Summer Lake, Oregon next spring as part of our Oregon Restoration Project. Read the delightful story of his swan parents, brought together over time and miles through the dedication and partnership of many people and groups.
My Swan Story by Kandi S. Over the past couple years, my husband and I have had the opportunity and pleasure to participate in the pre-release and banding of cygnets as part of the Flathead restoration project. The boots on the ground team included breeder John Jarvis, tribal biologist Dale Becker, a veterinarian and volunteers on the Salish Kootenai Reservation. Read more....
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