Get Involved

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The volunteer program is an active and important part of the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center. Each year, volunteers contribute thousands of hours to various projects both at the center and throughout the Fergus Falls Wetland Management District'sfive-county area. The program includes people with diverse talents who enjoy nature and want to make a difference in their community. Volunteer projects vary according to the needs of the District and the interests of individual volunteers.

Who Can Volunteer?

Anyone can volunteer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. There are no age limits, but volunteers under age 18 must have a signed Parental Approval Form. 

What Can Volunteers Do?

Volunteers are involved in a wide variety of activities. Time commitments of individual volunteers vary from a few hours a month to weekly service. Contact the District for a listing of current volunteer positions or click on the Volunteer Jobs link on the left side of this page.  Examples of volunteer jobs include seed taping, invasive species removal, bluebird box monitoring, and much more!

Why Should I Volunteer

U.S. Fish and Wildlife volunteers have the opportunity to work and socialize with others who share an interest in increasing people's awareness and understanding of the prairie pothole region. Other volunteer benefits include service awards based on hours and volunteer vest and name tag to wear while volunteering.  

How to Volunteer

Call (218) 998-4480 or write to: 


Prairie Wetlands Learning Center

602 State Hwy 210 East
Fergus Falls, MN 56537-4217