Paul Tebbel

paul tebbel

Paul Tebbel is well known in the Lodi area for his knowledge and experience with sandhill cranes and their habitat. In his own words, “I’m a confirmed crane fanatic; having studied, watched cranes and taught the public about them for over 35 years.”

Currently Paul is serving as the Executive Director of the Effie Yeaw Nature Center near Sacramento, along the American River. Previously, he served as Executive Director of Friends of the River, and before that The Wildlife Center in New Mexico. From 1995 to 2006 he was the Director at Nebraska’s Row Sanctuary and the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center. Situated along the Platte River, Row Sanctuary has one of the largest concentrations of sandhill cranes on the Central Flyway during their migration.

Paul is the coauthor of Status of Sandhill Cranes, Grus canadensis, in central Ontatio. He has also served on the board of numerous wildlife conservation organizations. Paul has shared his expertise at the Lodi Sandhill Crane Festival many times and is a very popular speaker and tour guide.

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November 4, 2023
Sandhill Cranes communicate with each other in many ways, including dancing, body language, and vocalizations.  You will learn about crane behavior, including how to distinguish between dancing and aggression, and many other details that will help you better understand and appreciate cranes in the wild.
November 5, 2023
Gabe Kerschner with Wild Things! returns with some of their special animals for this fun and educational program.  In past years he has shared a mountain lion, brown bear, raccoon, Golden Eagle, Barn Owl, rattlesnake, and other rescued animals that could not be returned to the wild. This presentation is also on Sunday at 10:30 AM. 
Early morning fly-outs are special. If you have never experienced one, you won’t want to miss this. It is so peaceful at the Woodbridge Ecological Reserve as the night gives way to scarlet colors in the east. Best of all, Paul Tebbel will be there to share his knowledge about Sandhill Cranes and answer your questions.
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