Ways to Get Involved
Whether you want to further conservation, learn more about nature or share your love of the outdoors, you’ve come to the right place. National wildlife refuges provide many opportunities for you to help your community by doing what you love. National wildlife refuges partner with volunteers, youth groups, landowners, neighbors and residents of urban and coastal communities to make a lasting difference. Find out how you can help make American lands healthier and communities stronger while doing something personally satisfying.
Discover for yourself what tens of thousands of volunteers have learned: Volunteering for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is fun and rewarding in many ways. Learn new skills, meet new friends and enjoy a sense of accomplishment from doing your part to further wildlife conservation for the pleasure of generations to follow. To learn more about volunteer opportunities or to become a volunteer email GreatRiver@fws.gov or call 573-847-2333.
Nature does not recognize human-made boundaries. In order to conserve our natural and cultural resources effectively, we must work with others to bridge these boundaries. Partnerships foster creative solutions to challenging situations and often the results are greater than the sum of the parts.
Refuge partnerships bring innovative approaches to solving land management and water disputes in the most environmentally protective manner.
Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge continues to build and maintain strong partnerships with a diversity of agencies, organizations, local communities, businesses and more.
Learn more about our local partners.
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Natural Resource Conservation Service
- Missouri Department of Conservation
- Missouri Department of Natural Resources
- Ducks Unlimited
- Whitetails Unlimited - Pike County Twin Rivers Chapter
Open the door to a potentially life-changing experience. If you land a student internship, a fellowship or a volunteer opportunity at a, fish hatchery or other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service site, you’re bound to come away with new insights and excitement about conservation.