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. Laguna Atascosa is always looking for local or RV volunteers.
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge offers plenty of opportunities that fit every level of expertise, from general maintenance to educational outreach and everything in-between. Visit Volunteer.gov for more information.
Are you a Boy Scout, Girl Scout, or a future conservationist? Do you want to leave your mark on the refuge in a positive way? Contact George Garcia.
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. 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. For more information please contact George Garcia. Laguna Atascosa is always looking for local or RV volunteers. The refuge offers plenty of opportunities that fit every level of expertise. Open positions include:
Visitors Center volunteer
General maintenance volunteer
Visitors Services volunteer
Digital communications volunteer
Trails maintenance volunteer
Our volunteer opportunities are available for both local and RV volunteers.
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.
Friends of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
City of Brownsville
Texas Animal Health Commission
Texas Youth Hunting Program (tyhp.org)
Ocelot Conservation Day
Educational outreach to local ISD with in the Laguna Atascosa area.
Christmas Bird Count
And much more
Contact George Garcia for more outreach opportunities.
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.
Youth Conservation Core
American Conservation Association
Student Conservation Association
Hispanic Access Foundation