The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service hosts and supports a number of nature-based events and volunteer opportunities throughout the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands. Browse the events below or refine your search by selecting a state in the menu to the left.
Volunteer Opportunity: Invasive Species Strike TeamOngoing
We’re looking for an invasive species strike team! You could be a Weed Warrior team of one, or the Fantastic Four, however it works out! If anyone is interested in strapping a backpack sprayer on (think ghost-busters here), and helping us fight these nasty invaders, please let us know!
Volunteer: Ridgefield NWR Cultural Ed & EEOngoing
Volunteer opportunity at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. No experience necessary! Education volunteers help to supplement and enhance traditional classroom teaching by engaging students outside on trails and exploring inside the Plankhouse.Through prescheduled field trips, students of all ages and backgrounds get to experience and become inspired by the real world that they are learning about in their studies.
Volunteer: Habitat Restoration at Ridgefield NWREvery Wednesday and Saturday
During these work parties, refuge volunteers help remove Ricefield Bulrush, an invasive species of plant from refuge wetlands.
Volunteer: Tree Planting at Tualatin River NWREvery Saturday and Wednesday from January 10 to March 28, 2015
Looking for an outdoor volunteer opportunity this winter? Come join us in restoring 10 acres of the South Riverboat Unit at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge! The target is for volunteers to plant nearly 13,000 native trees and shrubs, which means we need your help to reach this ambitious goal.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
~ John Muir