2023 SUMMER/FALL Chainsawyer/Trail Mower

Facility

Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1990 to conserve some of the last remaining, least disturbed and largest stands of bottomland hardwoods in the Lower Mississippi Valley. The refuge offers a variety of ecological niches for wildlife. It harbors more than 150 species of...

Location

Address

3391 Poole Road
Vidalia, LA 71373
United States

Volunteer Position Overview

Volunteers Needed
-
Recruitment Start Date
Recruitment End Date
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Training Required
No
Security Clearance Needed
No
Virtual
No
Suitability
Adults, Seniors
Difficulty level
Strenuous

Duties/Activities

Construction/Maintenance
Fish/Wildlife
General Assistance
Timber/Fire Prevention
Trail/Campground Maintenance
Weed/Invasive Species Control

Stories About Volunteering

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Manages Lands and Waters for You
Saturday marks the annual National Public Lands Day. Throughout the country, national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries, and all public lands, are planning cleanups to make the lands look their best and give the critters there the best home possible. Many facilities also have festivals...
Front sign at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
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Workcamping at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
Not only does our Workcamping program provide valuable help to the hatchery, but some of the most rewarding aspects are the friendships and bonds that are created through working for a common cause.
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Teamwork Makes Fishing Accessible
The only wheelchair-accessible fishing platform in North Central Washington is located on Icicle Creek. Trout Unlimited’s Icicle Valley Chapter teamed up with the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery to make sure all anglers can still reach the river in 2022.
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Our Partners
Outstanding Service Recognized
For many non-profits, the past two years have been difficult. But for Friends of Northwest Hatcheries (FNH), it was a time for positive growth and change. That’s thanks to President Andy Jaynes, who received an award May 9 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for outstanding service.
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Pollinators Get Help
Pollinators are best served by native plants; and the pollinator garden at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery is best served by volunteers.
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Volunteers Make our Year
Celebrating successful conservation and the passionate volunteers that make it happen

Other Ways to Work with Us

Are you looking for something different than a volunteer opportunity? The Fish and Wildlife Service employs around 9,000 people nationwide and offers great internship opportunities every year.