Refuge Friends Inc announced the 2011 schedule of its popular Eagle Nest Van Tours. Outdoor lovers ride in a 4×4 van on Refuge trails or streets while a volunteer guide highlights natural and cultural history of the valley and searches for various wildlife sightings. The 90-120 minute tours leave from the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor at 3815 American Boulevard East in Bloomington at 3:00 PM on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays April-June. Call 952-858-0737 for necessary Reservations. A donation of $5 to defray fuel and operating expenses is requested.