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Helping Trumpeter Swans for more than 50 years thanks to people like you!

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 for Trumpeter Swan conservation across North America.

You're invited to explore our website. See the impact you too can make for Trumpeter Swans.

News & Notes

The Marrow of Nature: A case for wetlands. This CBC broadcast, with its transcript, tells the story of how wetlands have been dismissed and even been the object of hostility, due to our agrarian past. "Wetlands are under increasing pressure — according to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, about 35 per cent of the world's wetlands have been lost since the 1970s — but those pressures date back far beyond the present day." Read more...

ONTARIO: See the photos and read the story of one photographer's experience watching trumpeter swans 'taking a bath'.

IOWA: "The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has identified a record number of trumpeter nests. The species was reintroduced in Iowa in 1993." Read the article...

ALBERTA: "Trumpeter swans sound like, well, trumpets. Their calls are deep and loud when they want to make their presence known. Tundra swans have a much quieter call, higher pitched and softer. Another name for these guys is whistling swan." Read the article

WISCONSIN: At the 2021 Wisconsin Water Week, Sumner Matteson who led the state's swan recovery program, gave this excellent hour long talk. Climate Change and Charismatic Birds, the trumpeter swan restoration program. A celebration of unique private/state partnerships featuring an exploration of the history, challenges, and development of Wisconsin's Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program spanning the end of one century and beginning of another. Watch the video...

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