Youth Employment at Tamarac Refuge

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Students will enjoy a variety of experiences while working at Tamarac Refuge. Selected students may assist with wildlife surveys and waterfowl banding, participate in trail maintenance, perform invasive plant control, participate in native plant seed collection, complete general facilities maintenance, conduct water quality sampling and assist with other biological duties. This […]

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Immediate Volunteer Openings

Wanted:  Environmental Educators – If you enjoy interacting with children, we will be super busy with school programs in May. Why not join our great team? There will be opportunities to shadow, assist and lead programs.  Wildlife Excursion Guides – Lead visitors on an adventure through the refuge. Tours are offered Thursdays, June through August.  […]

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Tamarac – Winter on the Refuge

   Don’t let the winter blues get you down, come out and enjoy Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Winter can bring some of the best wildlife watching.  With leaves off the trees you can see deeper into the forest and the snow pack absorbs sound making listening for wildlife crisp and clear.  Each fresh snowfall creates new opportunities to […]

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Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

   Friends of Tamarac is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization established in October of 1992 by friends of the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. The mission of Friends is to facilitate activities and programs that interpret, protect and restore the natural and cultural resources of the refuge. This group supports the work of the U.S. Fish and […]

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The 2012 Volunteers of the Year

2012 is a special year as two of Tamarac’s best received the volunteer of the year award! Jeanine and Luverne Ehnert began volunteering in 2008 as members of our water quality monitoring team. For three seasons they spent many hours out on the refuge taking ownership of their assigned sites. As that program came to […]

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