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Become a Refuge Volunteer-

More than 42,000 people volunteer their time and ideas each year to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  This 7,300 acre Refuge, established in 1992, takes a lot of work to maintain. We depend on volunteers to help in many ways. At Marais des Cygnes, a Volunteer is anyone who assists the Refuge staff with projects, daily tasks, or programs. We can help to build a Volunteering experience around you and your needs and wants. Volunteers commute from local communities to help at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge. 


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Attend Special Events at Marais des Cygnes-

Marais des Cygnes features many public special events annually, in all seasons. Some events like the Refuge Week Celebration, often change from year-to-year and offer exciting new ways to explore and experience the Refuge. All are family-oriented and most offer opportunities for hands-on activities.
If interesting in Volunteering or attending an event please contact us



Last Updated: Mar 29, 2013
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