Get Involved

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge and VTFWD personnel banding waterfowl - Ken Sturm/USFWS


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 Refuge Manager, Ken Sturm ( 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.

Friends Group

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