Friends Photo Contest entry and winner by Alan Stankevitz

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program 

Friends Groups:

Friends of the Refuge Headwaters  -is the Friends group for  Winona District from Wabasha, Minnesota to La Crosse, Wisconsin. (River Pools 4-6)

 Friends of Mississippi River Refuge Pools 7&8 (FOR78) - Prairie Wind Nature Store is located in the Onalaska, Wisconsin Visitor Center.   La Crosse District stretches from Onalaska, WI to Reno, Minnesota.

Friends of the Upper Mississippi River - In 2013, Mississippi Wild and Friends of the Upper Mississippi Fishery Services both folded and regrouped to form the Friends of the Upper Mississippi River.

Friends of Pool 9 -is one of the Friends groups for the McGregor District.  Pool 9 stretches From Reno, Minnesota to Lynxville, Wisconsin.

Friends of Pool 10 is another Friends group for the McGregor District.  Pool 10 stretches from Harpers Ferry, Iowa to Guttenberg, Iowa.

Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge - is the Friends Group for the Savanna District.  It operates bookstore in Savanna District Office and Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center. Savanna District stretches from Dubuque, Iowa to Princeton, Iowa. (Pools 12-14)