The National Wildlife Refuge System is committed to building partnerships which encourage conservation and preservation of our natural and cultural resources.

  • Friends of the Front Range Wildlife Refuges

    Friends of the Front Range Wildlife Refuge

     The Friends of the Front Range Wildlife Refuges is a non-profit membership community that supports the two largest national wildlife refuges in the Denver metro area – the Rocky Mountain Arsenal and Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Through active volunteering and fundraising, the Friends Group supports Refuge programs, volunteers, environmental education for kids and habitat restoration among many other projects. Visit the Friends Group website at for more information, how you can help, or how to become a member.

  • Groundwork Denver and Mile High Youth Corp

    Five youth corp workers building a Refuge trail

     The Refuge works with both Mile High Youth Corp and Groundwork Denver youth between the ages of 18 – 24 to build and maintain Refuge trails, remove invasive species and assist with habitat restoration projects.