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Hercules Fence Proudly Announces the Completion of a Newly Developed Environment for the Endangered Whooping Crane

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Hercules Fence Proudly Announces the Completion of a Newly Developed Environment for the Endangered Whooping Crane

There were many materials used during the duration of this project, including a 12-foot high chain link fence with a dig barrier included at the base to prevent predators from entering the enclosure.

Hercules Fence is proud to announce the completion of a recent project for the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Biological Conservation Institute (SBCI). This project now provides a safe and comfortable haven for the whooping crane, an endangered bird species. While there are unfortunately less than 900 whooping cranes in existence to date, this new environment located in Front Royal, Virginia provides potential as an area where these birds can safely breed and thereby develop a self-sustaining population. This point alone is one of the many reasons why Hercules Fence is proud to be a part of this incredible project. (more…)