Get Involved

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge needs your talents, enthusiasm, and time! If you appreciate and are concerned about the refuge and its wildlife, then consider becoming a refuge volunteer.

From its start in 1903, the National Wildlife Refuge System has owed its very existence to concerned citizens eager to protect America's natural resources.

More than 200 nonprofit Refuge Friends organizations support national wildlife refuges, whether they work with a single refuge, a refuge complex or an entire state. Friends members are crucial to conserving and protecting our nation’s wildlife and teaching millions of Americans that their actions today determine the conservation legacy of tomorrow.

More than 42,000 people volunteer their time and ideas each year to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Whether they work on the land, in a visitor center or with youth, they contribute to the conservation mission that reaches back more than a century. Become a volunteer or Refuge Friend to contribute your strength on behalf of America’s natural resources.


Getting Involved at the Refuge

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Application

Volunteer timesheet (Please be sure to submit your volunteer hours on a regular basis!)

Volunteer Newsletter  

Refuge Helpers Litter Control

• Attend an upcoming event

• Join the Friends of Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge

• Enter the Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

• Buy a Federal Duck Stamp - for hunting, collecting, and conservation