Get Involved

Clearing Fence at Pilot Knob NWR

Pilot Knob National Wildlife Refuge is managed by the staff at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. Volunteer opportunities at Pilot Knob National Wildlife Refuge are limited but individuals can get involved through Mingo National Wildlife Refuge.

Mingo NWR welcomes volunteers in a variety of fields and interests. Volunteers can help in the following disciplines:

•Interpretation and Environmental Education – greet visitors to the Visitor Center; update signs and kiosks; provide computer support,; assist with educational programs and teacher orientation; lead field trips and assist with any special events.

•Resource Management –assist with wildlife surveys and water level management; help control invasive species; and other biological activities.

•Maintenance – assist with trail maintenance, building maintenance, mowing and trimming, and other construction projects.

•Administration – assist employees with answering telephones, filing, data input and other office duties.

Electric and water hook-ups are available for Vvolunteers with recreational vehicles at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. Contact the Refuge Volunteer Coordinator for more information. Send inquiries to: Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, Attention: Volunteer Coordinator, 24279 State Highway 51, Puxico, MO 63960 or call 573-222-3589; or visit the following website: