Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge
Pacific Region

Get Involved

The Little Pend Oreille NWR welcomes volunteers. Whether you are interested in interpretation, environmental education, resource management, maintenance, or administration, we can use your help. Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

Wanted Refuge Weed Warriors

Dedicated persons are needed to assist with weed identification, prevention, mapping and control of noxious weeds on the Refuge. Personal benefits include: plant ID skills, basic GPS skills, knowledge that can be used anywhere (home, community, Refuge), a space to park a summer RV, and an opportunity to make a difference.

Requirements: interpersonal skills, computer skills helpful, ability to drive standard/automatic vehicle, comfortable with outdoor physical work on rough and varied terrain (bending knees and hiking) for extended periods of time, commitment of time: May through September. For more information please contact: Kelly Connall at 509/685-0504; or Kelly

Wanted Maintenance Volunteer

Full RV hook-up in a "gated community" for approximately 32 hours per week of maintenance adventures which include: Campground clean up and public contact; Leaflet patrol; Roadside clean-up; Lawn mowing and irrigating; "Go-for" jobs to town; Office clean-up and telephone duty.
For more information please contact: Kelly Connall at 509/685-0504; or Kelly

Friends of LPO

The Friends of the Little Pend Oreille NWR is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the conservation of native fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats on the Refuge, providing educational opportunities, and fostering understanding and appreciation of the Refuge. The Friends of LPO provide educational opportunities for area school groups, host Refuge outings, and are building two educational trails. For more information about the Friends group, see their web page at

YCC Job Announcement

Please view our YCC announcement for applicant qualifications and fill out the application which must be postmarked by April 23, 2014.

Last updated: March 21, 2014
March 21, 2014