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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.
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MINNESOTA: In this fascinating interview, learn how Carrol Henderson of the MN DNR Non Game Wildlife Program and many others restored trumpeter swans to the state! Watch now...
Published in Audubon, by author Jerry Emory. A conservation powerhouse and the subject of a new biography, Wright also changed how our national parks protect and manage wildlife. This wonderfully written article also has historic photos of trumpeter swans in the 1930s at what would become Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, and Yellowstone National Park. This is a don't miss article! Read it now...
YUKON: Just in time for Yukon's largest swan celebration, A rare swan has been spotted at M’Clintock Bay for the second year in a row. As of April 13, 296 trumpeter swans had been counted, signalling an early season migration. Read the article...
ONTARIO: Harry Lumsden began with just a few eggs and over a four decade period brought the trumpeter swan back to a thriving population of over 2,500 in Ontario. This earned the retired biologist membership into the Order of Canada in 2004. Read the article...
BRITISH COLUMBIA: "t’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a swan that loves to follow float planes.
Nestled at Victoria’s Inner Harbour, there is a local celebrity that has caused headaches, laughs, and on several occasions hitched plane rides with Harbour Air, without ever paying for a ticket.
“Trumpeter swan. That crazy trumpeter swan,” said Jacques Sirois, birdwatcher and chair for the Friends of Victoria Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary.
The Swan — known as “Swanson” — seems to have grown an attraction to the airline company’s floatplanes. For the last few years, it has been known to follow the planes as they taxi in and out, and also fly alongside planes as they take off." Watch the videos...
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