Ways to Get Involved

There are many ways to support your national wildlife refuges. There are non-profit organizations that support wildlife and restoration projects within the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. Volunteer opportunities can also be found at volunteer.gov. 


Volunteering for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is fun and rewarding in many ways. Master new skills. Meet new friends. Enjoy a sense of accomplishment from doing your part to further wildlife conservation for the pleasure of generations to follow. Check out our station's latest volunteer opportunities on volunteer.gov. 

Our Partners

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. Learn more about our local partners. 

Most access for refuge staff to Johnston has only been possible through the cooperation and participation with partner agencies such as the U.S. Air Force, NOAA and the U.S. Coast Guard. 

Johnston Atoll’s remoteness compels a growing list of partners and cooperators to be kept informed of and included in planning and management activities at Johnston. Activities that staff and partner agencies/organizations share include: 

  • expedition planning 

  • collaborative research projects 

  • protection of trust resources 

Many research interests are shared between service and NOAA scientists, and collaborative research projects have been conducted in the past. Additionally, NOAA and the service share trust resource responsibilities for marine turtles. 

Education Programs

Open the door to a potentially life-changing experience. If you land a student internship, a fellowship or a volunteer opportunity at a national wildlife refuge national wildlife refuge
A national wildlife refuge is typically a contiguous area of land and water managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  for the conservation and, where appropriate, restoration of fish, wildlife and plant resources and their habitats for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.

Learn more about national wildlife refuge
, fish hatchery or other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service site, you’re bound to come away with new insights and excitement about conservation.