Ways to Get Involved

    Join neighbors like the Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges in supporting Alaska's 16 national wildlife refuges. The Friends are our partners in hosting the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival.

    Volunteering

    Gain new experiences and meet new people while helping to advance wildlife conservation. We’re looking for volunteers for a variety of jobs: 

    • Educate the visiting public and school children our visitor center in Homer. 
    • Monitor seabirds, spending three months on a remote Aleutian island documenting breeding colonies. 
    • Maintain equipment and facilities in Homer and Adak. 

     

    Check out our latest volunteer opportunities on volunteer.gov

    Our Partners

    Working with tribal and nonprofit partners, we co-present summer stewardship camps, combining science lessons with traditional knowledge taught by elders. We also work with numerous partners to study our lands and nearshore waters.Finally we have many partners in visitor services.

    Education Programs

    A weekly virtual club for youth to learn about Alaska's fish and wildlife. Whether you're from Alaska or just want to learn about Alaska, all kids are welcome! Make friends, have conversations, and explore new topics each week!