Announcements and Special Events
Current Job Opportunities at Parker River NWR
Salt Marsh Technician and the two Perennial Pepperweed Technicians will be supported by donations to the Friends Internship Fund!
Follow the link for the The Pepperweed tech positions -
Contribute to the Friends Internship Fund!
Pines Trail Plank Inscription Fundraiser
Join us in our newest fundraising efforts as we work to replace the observation deck and the boardwalk at the Pines Trail.
Make a donation and receive a customized plank to be installed in the boardwalk.
For more information access the order form here: PLANK ORDER FORM
Please make your donation today by clicking on the yellow Donate button below.
Friends of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to supporting the US Fish & Wildlife Service Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Our Friends organization is entirely dependent upon volunteer support and funding from membership dues, donations, grants and fund raising events.
The Refuge is located on Plum Island, a barrier island and nearby Great Salt Marsh area in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, along the major bird migration route known as the Atlantic Flyway. It is comprised of more than 4,700 acres of pristine coastal habitat for more than 300 species of resident and migratory birds, as well as a large variety of mammals, insects, fish, reptiles and amphibians. In addition to wildlife conservation, the Refuge provides unique opportunities to experience an undeveloped, coastal environment near major metropolitan areas. See http://www.fws.gov/refuge/parker_river/.
Our Friends Organization:
Supports the primary purposes for which the Refuge was established.
Promotes the preservation of the natural and historical resources of the Refuge.
Fosters the wildlife-dependent use of the Refuge and the enjoyment of it by the public, consistent with its protection and preservation.
Engages in such educational, scientific and civic activities to assist the Refuge to carry out its mandates.
The Friends of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all our corporate sponsors and friends
We appreciate all of your help and support. Please visit their websites for more information about each organization/business.