Interested in helping the environment and your local community? Join the ranks of the 38,000 people who volunteer on our national wildlife refuges annually! Volunteers and refuge Friends groups contribute over 1.4 million hours of stewardship each year in support of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

From removing invasive species, to cleaning up trash, conducting wildlife surveys and banding birds, there are many ways to become involved with your local wildlife refuge.

Learn more about specific volunteer opportunities on national wildlife refuges.

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