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 fish hatcheries provide many opportunities for you to help your community and fish and wildlife by doing what you love.

National fish hatcheries partner with volunteers, youth groups, landowners, neighbors and residents of both urban and rural communities to make a lasting difference. There are opportunities for everyone to get involved!

Volunteers: Gain new experiences and meet new people while helping to advance fish and aquatic conservation.

Friends: Join neighbors in helping hatcheries work effectively in our communities.

Local Groups: Find out how communities can work with hatcheries to conserve our shared natural resources.

Youth: Explore paid and unpaid opportunities to learn and develop leadership skills.


Here at Mammoth Spring NFH we are constantly in awe of our volunteers and what experience they bring to this facility. We have volunteer programs for full time RVers and those that are local and want to contribute from time to time. These experiences are for all ages, to give back or build your experience.

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

We have a constantly evolving the list of opportunities at Mammoth Spring NFH and these opportunities are listed at Volunteer.gov.


Here at Mammoth Spring NFH we have an extensive outreach program. You can get involved in this program by stopping by our Visitors Center, engaging in our events that are held throughout the year, or volunteering during outreach events. The fundamental purpose of Service outreach is to build understanding and trust in the Service by helping you understand who we are, what we do, and why we do it.

Education Programs

Explore paid and unpaid opportunities to learn and develop leadership skills.