2014 Festival of the Cranes
November 18-23

It is now time for the Festival of the Cranes!
If you would like to see some of the great workshops, lectures, and tours we have scheduled, please check out our Schedule of Events online or peruse the complete 2014 Festival brochure(3Mb pdf).

REGISTRATION continues through Festival week. Nearly half of all events still have seats available!!

+ Having trouble or have a question? During Festival week we are available Mon. 8:00am-Noon & Tues.-Sat. 7:30-11:30am at 575-835-2077 or at festival@sdc.org.
+ We will have a Festival information desk in the refuge Visitor Center Tues.-Sat. 7:30am-11:30am,12:30pm-4pm
+ You may register your spouse, friends, family, etc. as your "Guests."
+ JOIN or RENEW your membership if desired.


Our 2014 Festival Artist is Sandra Corless -- thank you Sandra for such an elegant image! Look for Sandra's image, Looking For A Mate, on Festival merchandise in store and online later this fall!

The Friends of the Bosque announce the winners of the 2014 Festival of the Cranes photo contest!


The Expo Tent will be back in 2014. Please plan to check out our top notch exhibitors and take advantage of our optics, camera, printing, and eco-travel experts onsite! There will be no Fine Art Show associated with the Festival of the Cranes in 2014.

Did you see the Adopt A Project listings in the Festival brochure? You can learn more about those here.

Looking to plan your travel now? Make sure to check out our lodging page and make your reservations through the links from Reservetravel. Prices are usually the same as with other travel sites, and the Friends receive 6% back as a donation! We've made almost $2,300 in 3 years of this partnership. It's a win-win for everyone!



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