Pair of Wood Ducks at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuge System is committed to building partnerships which encourage conservation and protection of our natural and cultural resources. The refuge cooperates on many projects between many partners like the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U. S. Forest Service (Mark Twain National Forest), U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (Lake Wappappello Project Area), Mingo Job Corps, Missouri Department of Conservation, Duck Creek Conservation Area, Ducks Unlimited, and many universities.

Friends Group

Individuals can get involved with Mingo National Wildlife Refuge through Mingo Swamp Friends, a non-profit citizen-based organization devoted to protection, restoration, and enhancement of natural communities on the refuge. Friends also promote outreach and environmental education through a variety of special events during the year. Check out the link for more information: 

Other Partners

U. S. Forest Service
Mark Twain National Forest
401 Fairgrounds Road
Rolla, MO 65401
(573) 364-4621

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
Wappappello Lake Project Office
10992 Highway T
Wappappello, MO 63966-9603
(573) 222-8562

Mingo Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
4253 State Highway T
Puxico, MO 63960-3537
(573) 222-3537

Missouri Department of Conservation
Southeast Regional Office
2302 County Park Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 290-5730

Ducks Unlimited