University students in China gain experience in teaching biology and ecology
of the birds, plants, and wetlands to children living by wetlands that
are important for their cranes.
This program is organized annually by Dr. Su Liying of the International
Crane Foundation. The university students take students in primary and
junior high schools to wetlands near their homes and also where the cranes
live. The RCC has supported this program by providing the initial funding
and by sending staff and volunteers to China every year to mentor the university
University students introduce the joy of bird watching to children by a wetland.
Through observations and demonstrations, children learn what’s inside wetlands
and how wetlands function. They see for themselves how wetlands are natural