Volunteers assist with many activities at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge in the biological, maintenance and visitor services area. Working hours are flexible and, for long-term, full-time volunteers, housing and/or trailer sites may be available.
The refuge hosts Youth Conservation Corps workers in the summer. Download the application form.
Muscatatuck has an active "Friends" non-profit support group. The Muscatatuck Wildlife Society assists refuge staff in many ways including funding management and visitor service projects, maintaining the historic Myers Cabin and barn, supporting special events, managing the Visitor Center Nature Store, and printing "Duck Tales", a refuge newsletter. Many friends' members also volunteer at the refuge doing educational, interpretive, biological, and maintenance projects. For more information, or for a Muscatatuck Wildlife Society membership brochure, call or e-mail the refuge. The Friends also have a Facebook page- check them out at https://www.facebook.com/MuscatatuckWildlifeSociety
There will be a spring volunteer work day on Saturday, April 23, 2016 in celebration of Earth Day. Another volunteer work day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 as a celebration of National Public Lands Day. At both events there will be work for volunteers of all ages, and work will start at the Visitor Center at 9 am.
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The beautiful wood duck is one of many species that can be found at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge.