Get Involved

Bison Range volunteers Erv Davis and Rod Wamsley monitoring mountain bluebird nest boxes.  NBR/USFWS photo

The National Bison Range is a wonderful refuge to visit, with expansive vistas, native wildflowers, and abundant wildlife. But you can do more than just enjoy the outdoors - you can become directly involved in supporting the Refuge by volunteering.

The 18,766-acre National Bison Range, established in 1908, takes a lot of work to maintain. You can help us in many ways by volunteering – for visitor services, environmental education, wildlife and vegetation surveys, weed control, or general maintenance. You can donate just a few hours a year for a special event or spend more time with us for a full season or even all year long. It all depends on your available time, interests, and our program needs.

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 42,000 people volunteer their time and ideas each year to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Whether they work in the field, in a visitor center, or with youth, they contribute to the conservation mission that reaches back more than a century.

Become a volunteer to contribute your strength on behalf of America’s natural resources. Check out the links for Current Volunteer Opportunities at the National Bison Range as well as for the National Wildlife Refuge System in general.