Timing is everything. “If you go to Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico in the summer, you’re not going to see much,” says National Wildlife Refuge System Chief Cynthia Martinez. “If you go in November, you will see a spectacle of wildlife and birds covering every part of that place. There’s a real seasonality to our refuges.” For more tips on how to get the most out of a visit to a refuge, see our story.
(Photo: Celestyn Brozek)