The Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges promote the conservation of all Alaska National Wildlife Refuges through understanding and appreciation, assisting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and through outreach to decision makers.
Experience Alaska’s Refuge first-hand through education, service and advocacy
5:00 PM, the third Tuesday each month (This Month's Agenda)
Members gather via teleconference to learn and share. The meeting features a Guest Alaska Refuge Manager; a Mini Science Presentation by a refuge expert; a Member Field Report; updates on refuges issues; board decisions; and upcoming volunteer opportunities.
Member Volunteer Opportunities
As a Friends member, you can volunteer for education, outreach, advocacy, biology and maintenance projects happening around the state throughout the year. We match your time and talents with the needs of Alaska's refuges.
View current opportunities
Your tax-deductible donation to the Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges, an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization promotes the conservation of the natural and cultural resources of all 16 Alaska National Wildlife Refuges. DONATE, JOIN, or RENEW your membership
Outings & Gatherings
We often gather to celebrate and learn about Alaska refuges. Friends also partner with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and communities throughout Alaska to sponsor wildlife viewing, film festivals, and other education activities for the whole family.