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Virtual Crane Fiesta! 2022

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November 18, 2022 November 19, 2022

If you are not able to travel and join us for Festival of the Cranes (12/1/22 to 12/3/22), or if you want even more festival content, join us for our virtual Crane Fiesta! from 11/18/22 to 11/19/22. We will bring the photography professionals and expert birders right into the comfort of your own home.

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Festival of the Cranes
Festival of the Cranes offers workshops with world renowned photographers and expert birders. Whatever your interests, Festival of the Cranes has something for you. Educational, recreational, photography, birding, and conservation, Festival of the Cranes has it covered! Avid birders and photographers from around the world flock to the festival to view the spectacular sights of sandhill cranes and snow geese. While Bosque del Apache is known for sandhill cranes and snow geese, they are certainly not all you’ll see at the refuge. Come for the ducks, raptors (including bald eagles), iconic roadrunners, and much, much more!

Art Contest
We are excited to announce the opening of our 2022 Art Contest! The winning art piece will be the face of the festival and used to promote the event.  Friends of Bosque del Apache are calling for sandhill crane artwork in any medium: paintings, digital, printmaking, mixed media, two or three-dimensional art, photography, as well as any other. Photographs can be unaltered originals or edited. Friends of Bosque del Apache also offer a free Expo booth or table during Festival (possible COVID-19 restrictions allowing), where the featured artist of the year can sell their artwork, from postcards to originals. Please email your artwork to art@friendsofbosquedelapache.org.


Friends of Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

575-838-2120 Julie-Anna Blomquist

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