More than 42,000 people volunteer their time and ideas each year to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Whether they work on the land, in a visitor center or with youth, they contribute to the conservation mission that reaches back more than a century. Become a volunteer to contribute your strength on behalf of America’s natural resources.
Volunteers on CMR are involved with everything from being a campground host to wildlife surveys. Contact the refuge at 406 538-8706 for more information about how you can get involved as a volunteer.
Seasonal Fire Positions
Seasonal firefighting positions are located at each of the three field stations, along with a seasonal fire dispatcher position located in Lewistown. The CMR fire organization is also responsible for fire management activities on all Refuges within Montana. Crew members may be called upon to assist with fire operation anywhere in the state. Learn more about theseasonal fire program at CMR.
Halfbreed Lake NWR is one of the most productive migratory bird areas in central Montana. The refuge is used by a diversity of migratory birds, both during migration and for nesting. For this reason, the refuge is closed to all public use.