Reservations are going fast. Lots of Crane Orientation meetups are available; so if you want to learn about cranes and the refuge sign up for a FREE required reservation. The Blanca Wetlands, Alamosa NWR, Archeology, and the Birding Trail tours are full. There are a few spots available for the Penitente Tour. You are welcome to tour the public areas of Monte Vista refuge on your own. More information and a crane viewing brochure are available on the “Plan Your Visit” tab of this website. The Craft and Nature fair is being planned for Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12. Vendors go to https://www.montevistachamber.org/crane-festival-2022.html to register.