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WELCOME! We are a non-profit group that was organized in 1993 to support the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge and to promote appreciation and conservation of wildlife and habitat through environmental education and natural history experiences. We have some great resources on our site for you, including visitor information; hiking trail descriptions; points of interest; bird lists; and maps.


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Our 27th Annual Festival of The Cranes will be November 18-23, 2014. The Festival is six great days of workshops, tours, lectures, hikes and special activities, our popular Expo Tent and Wildlife Exhibitions (snakes, wolves, raptors and more!)


We invite you to our great Refuge educational events that include workshops, programs, seminars, classes and lectures, and more. Most of the workshops and events are free.


Bosque Nature Store Our Bosque Nature Store Online and at the Refuge supports all the Friends' important Educational and Refuge projects. Everything you purchase helps our efforts. We have t-shirts, hats, denim shirts, books and special gifts, and Festival merchandise when available - all Bosque-exclusive.





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Check out our great spring tours and workshops.

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The Habitat! for 2014 is now available online!! Now there's more trip planning information for your Bosque del Apache NWR adventures!

The 2013 Martha Hatch Volunteer of the Year is Skeeter Leard!

Get Your Goose On! Rally Towels
Be a part of the national movement to support our National Wildlife Refuges! Get Your Goose On (GYGO) is calling on you to hike, birdwatch, fish, photograph, and otherwise experience with childlike wonder America's great outdoors at National Wildlife Refuges across America!!!
To learn more about the fun, please visit The Official GYGO Website! See the pictures we've received so far!! Towels available online or at the Bosque Nature Store.

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Have you seen our new educational crane videos? Brush up on your knowledge of sandhill crane behavior, migration, feeding, dancing, and more! Go to our Video Page!

 

1strJPanzecaCheck out the winners of the 2013 Festival Photo Contest!

Want to learn more about research at the refuge? Check out our list of 2013 projects!

January 2014 Bosque Watch Newsletter available for download along with all past newsletters and Habitat! Click Newsletters

Check out our new stainless steel logo waterbottles!

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Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is now on Facebook!

E.C.O.L.A.B. (Every Child Outside Learning About Bosque)- We are partnering with Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge and San Antonio Elementary for this intensive environmental education program!

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Don't miss the adorable video of our mountain lion cubs from last year!

MORE NEWS... Please see What's new for complete Refuge News and Friends' news.



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Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
P.O. Box 340, San Antonio, New Mexico 87832
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