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10/11/2014 10:57 AM EDT

This time of year, flights of sandhill cranes arrive daily to the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, which means “Woods of the Apache.” Situated between the Chupadera Mountains and the San Pascual Mountains in New Mexico, the 57,331-acre refuge has become a critical home for waterfowl that migrate here every winter.

Tomorrow, explore the “Woods of the Apache” — and other refuges — with free entrance to all national wildlife refuges. Visit to find one near you!

Photo by Marvin DeJong (usfws).