Ways to Get Involved

Join neighbors like the Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refugesin supporting Alaska's 16 national wildlife refuges. The Friends are our partners in hosting the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival.


Gain new experiences and meet new people while helping to advance wildlife conservation. We’re looking for volunteers for a variety of jobs: 

  • Educate the visiting public and school children our visitor center in Homer. 
  • Monitor seabirds, spending three months on a remote Aleutian island documenting breeding colonies. 
  • Maintain equipment and facilities in Homer and Adak. 

Check out our latest volunteer opportunities on volunteer.gov

Our Partners

Working with tribal and nonprofit partners, we co-present summer stewardship camps, combining science lessons with traditional knowledge taught by elders. We also work with numerous partners to study our lands and nearshore waters.Finally we have many partners in visitor services.

Education Programs

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A weekly virtual club for youth to learn about fish and wildlife in the Mountain-Prairie and Alaska regions. Whether you're from any of these areas or just want to learn about fish and wildlife, all kids are welcome! Make friends, have conversations, and explore new topics each week!