The Muscatatuck Wildlife Society is the non-profit, 501 c(3) support group for the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge. The purpose of the group is to support the educational programs and activities of the refuge and to supplement and assist with wildlife and habitat projects.
Muscatatuck Wildlife Society members are people who care about wildlife and want to make Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge a better place for wildlife and people.The Muscatatuck Wildlife Society works closely with Refuge staff in their efforts to educate visitors about wildlife. Members of the group have the opportunity to get involved with the management of Indiana’s first and most visited email@example.com(established in 1966). The group manages a nature bookstore in the Visitor Center and uses the proceeds to fund refuge activities. The Society is managed entirely by volunteers and welcomes anyone interested in getting involved with refuge activities to contact them for more information through their website or the nature store email address:
Past projects of the Muscatatuck Wildlife Society have included the addition of a bird viewing room to the refuge Visitor Center, the restoration of Myers Cabin and Barn, the construction of observation decks and fishing piers, the funding for planting large areas of trees, copperbellied water snake research, pollinator plantings, giving financial support to the Indiana Junior Duck Stamp and Master Naturalist programs, developement of a Nature Discovery Area for children ,a monthly Nature Time Pre-school program, and assisting and supporting special events including the Wings Over Muscatatuck bird festival, Log Cabin Day, Take A Kid Fishing Day, Family Fishing Workshops, and National Public Lands Day cleanups.
Through our partnerships we are able to expand our capabilities through the inclusion of services in areas such as:
- Grant opportunities
- Sponsorship of grants
- Cooperative Agreements
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