National Wildlife Refuge System

2012 National Wildlife Refuge System Friends Academy

The Refuge System is seeking applications for Friends Academy 5, to be held at the National Conservation Training Center in West Virginia the week of July 22. Friends leaders will gain a boarder understanding of the National Wildlife Refuge System and enhance their skills. All expenses are paid for by the Refuge System.


Refuge Friends in board or employee positions who have demonstrated excellence and a strong commitment to their Friends organization are encouraged to apply; only one application per Friends organization. The application announcement will be online at www.fws.gov/refuges/friends. in early March and will be open for 30 days. For more information, contact the National Friends Coordinator at 703–358–2392 or joanna_webb@fws.gov. See page 9 for more about the 2011 Friends Academy.



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Friends Forward Winter 2012

Last updated: February 17, 2012