Volunteer assistance is generally requested during the May through October time periods on the refuge. Work often involves outdoor activities and includes assistance with invasive species control, trail maintenance and improvements, public events and activities, grounds maintenance and light landscaping, facility janitorial work and waterfowl banding. Volunteer contact is Park Ranger, David Frisque (firstname.lastname@example.org). Prospective volunteers will need to complete a Volunteer Services Agreement and other entrance paperwork requirements depending on the duration and type of volunteer work requested.
The Friends of Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge was established in 2002. The mission of the group is to promote a better awareness, appreciation, conservation, and responsible utilization of the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge. The Friends group has a number of goals all related to promoting the Refuge system and elevating responsible use and stewardship of the refuge system by the visiting public. The Friends group has a Board and a number of committees to help with its mission and goals. The Friends website is www.friendsofmissisquoi.org.
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Visible from mid-March through early November. This species is frequently observed along trails and wildlife viewing areas of the refuge in wetland areas and marsh units. Nesting boxes are placed in many wetland habitats and these nesting boxes are visible from refuge trails, boardwalks and viewing areas.