Our Friends organization provides support for the Refuge by providing funds for specific needs of the Refuge, by sponsoring events and projects that help the Refuge accomplish its ongoing mission and by volunteering and leading efforts to aid the Refuge.
Help celebrate the 75th year since the Refuge was established!
In 2017, Friends has provided the following:
- Funds provided for a tablet computer to be used at the Refuge Visitor Center Reception desk to quickly provide visitors with key information in multiple formats. Purchased by the Refuge in February 2017.
- Volunteer support for activities at the Refuge Visitor Center during the Merrimack River Eagle Festival in February 2017.
- Volunteer support for the activities at the 3-day Conservation Film Festival at the Refuge Visitor Center in March 2017.
- Funds for a new stand and 24 gourd nest boxes to continue efforts to increase the size of an established colony of purple martins on the Refuge. Colonies of these birds continue to diminish in the eastern US. Purchased by the Refuge in March 2017.
- Coordinated Spring Refuge Beach Clean Up in March 2017.