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Conserving the Nature of America

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

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Volunteer Information

Our volunteers are individuals who want to give back to their communities: parents who want to be good stewards of the land and set examples for their children, retirees willing to share their wealth of knowledge, concerned citizens of all ages who want to learn more about conservation and passionate people who enjoy the outdoors and want to spread the word about America's greatest natural treasures. Please call or email us to learn about future volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers are always welcome at our stations. If interested in volunteering, please contact:

Marquette Biological Station
Shawn Nowicki
906-226-1216
shawn_nowicki@fws.gov

Ludington Biological Station
Lauren Freitas
231-843-7315
lauren_freitas@fws.gov


Employment

Sea Lamprey Control Program offices located in Marquette and Ludington, Michigan, recruit for temporary biological science aid and technician positions beginning in December. Work generally starts in April and lasts through September. View posted vacancies on USA Jobs.


Outreach and Public Education

The Sea Lamprey Control Program plays an important role in communities around the Great Lakes. Through programs and events, we provide experiences to create connections between people and the restoration of the Great Lakes fisheries. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works closely with the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and others to undertake a comprehensive education and outreach program across the Great Lakes Basin. Our staff attend numerous shows and events annually to inform the public about the Sea Lamprey Control Program. Please contact us if you are interested in our staff participating in an outreach event or would like us to visit your classroom.


Partner Information

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. In turn, the Fisheries Program routinely collaborates with tribal, federal, state, local and non-profit groups to implement on-the-ground conservation projects that protect and enhance fish and other aquatic resources.