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 and fish and wildlife 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. 
 
Volunteers: Gain new experiences and meet new people while helping to advance wildlife conservation. 
 
Friends: Join neighbors in helping refuges restore habitat and expand access to green space. 

Landowners: Learn how you can partner with the Fish and Wildlife Service to voluntarily restore land.

Local Groups: Find out how communities can work with refuges better for wildlife and people.  
 
Youth: Explore paid and unpaid opportunities to learn and develop leadership skills.

Volunteering

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  

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!