National Wildlife Refuge System

Community Partnerships

Charter

Develop guidance and put into practice processes that broaden and strengthen our conservation constituency by: 

HHa) developing refuge partnerships with non-traditional
HHa) groups,

HHb) ensuring that every staffed refuge or refuge complex
HHb) is supported by a Friends Group or community
HHc)partnership,

HHc) creating new opportunities for community involvement,
HHc) and

HHd) by exploring  ways to increase volunteer opportunities
HHd) on refuges. 


This team is responsible for Conserving the Future recommendations 11 and 12:


Recommendation 11: Develop and nurture active and vibrant Friends groups or community partnerships for every staffed refuge or refuge complex.


Recommendation 12: Develop a national strategy for recruiting, coordinating and supporting a more self-sustaining volunteer corps, while creating new opportunities for community involvement in implementing refuge priorities.

 

Products

Flipbook Version: Meet the National Wildlife Refuge System

PDF Version: Meet the National Wildlife Refuge System (644 KB) 

Flipbook Version: Working with Volunteers, Friends Organizations, and Community Partnerships E-Guide

PDF Version: Working with Volunteers, Friends Organizations, and Community Partnerships E-Guide (1005 KB) 

Flipbook Version: Friends Mentoring Action Plan  

PDF Version: Friends Mentoring Action Plan (3.07 MB)

Flipbook Version: Friends, Volunteers, and Community Partnerships Staff Training  

PDF Version: Friends, Volunteers, and Community Partnerships Staff Training (2.22 MB)

Flipbook Version: Volunteer and Partner Involvement in the National Wildlife Refuge System 

PDF Version: Volunteer and Partner Involvement in the National Wildlife Refuge System (10.24 MB) 

Last updated: April 24, 2015