Ways to Get Involved

Whether you want to further conservation, learn more about nature or share your love of the outdoors, you’ve come to the right place. The Central New England FWCO provides many opportunities for you to help your community and fish and wildlife by doing what you love.

We partner with volunteers, youth groups, landowners, neighbors and residents of both urban and rural communities to make a lasting difference. There are opportunities for everyone to get involved!

Volunteers: Gain new experiences and meet new people while helping to advance fish and aquatic conservation.

Friends: Join neighbors in helping hatcheries work effectively in our communities.

Local Groups: Find out how communities can work with hatcheries to conserve our shared natural resources.

Youth: Explore paid and unpaid opportunities to learn and develop leadership skills.


Discover for yourself what tens of thousands of volunteers have learned: Volunteering for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is fun and rewarding in many ways. Master new skills. Meet new friends. Enjoy a sense of accomplishment from doing your part to further wildlife conservation for the pleasure of generations to follow. Check out our station's latest volunteer opportunities on volunteer.gov

Our Partners

Partnerships foster creative solutions to challenging situations and often the results are greater than the sum of the parts. Partnerships are essential to work done by the Central New England FWCO.  Learn more about our local partners:

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASFMC) has served the Atlantic coastal states, coordinating the conservation and management of Atlantic coastal fisheries for over 70 years. The Commission was formed in 1942 by 15 member states, because they recognized that they could accomplish far more through cooperation than through their individual efforts. The goal is to leave healthy and abundant fisheries for the next generation to enjoy.

The Amoskeag Fishway Partnership was formed in 1995 with the Public Service of New Hampshire (now Eversource), New Hampshire Audubon, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The mission of the partnership is to increase science and environmental education opportunities at the Fishway and to enhance public awareness about the State's natural resources. All four partners continue to work cooperatively to create innovative, year-round educational programs and exhibits at the Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center.

State Agency Partners

Federal Agency Partners

Other Partners