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Links to sites of interest to those who want to learn more about Refuges, nature and the outdoors.

Erie National Wildlife Refuge

The Erie NWR is truly a natural gem of Pennsylvania, teeming with wildlife and wild lands and offering opportunities for the public to experience nature in all seasons.

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

In 2007 Erie NWR was complexed with Iroquois NWR near Buffalo, NY. Both refuges are now managed under the Iroquois NWR office.

Friends of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

The Friends of Iroquois NWR is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge and the plants and animals found therein, and to advocating for the refuge and its programs and needs.

Let's Go Outside!

A site for kids, parents and teachers containing a wealth of information to help you and your family connect with nature.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages the 93 million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System of more than 520 National Wildlife Refuges and thousands of small wetlands and other special management areas. Under the Fisheries program they also operate 69 National Fish Hatcheries, 64 fishery resource offices and 78 ecological services field stations.

National Wildlife Refuge Association

The National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to conserve America’s wildlife heritage for future generations through strategic programs that protect, enhance, and expand the National Wildlife Refuge System and the landscapes beyond its boundaries that secure its ecological integrity.

Presque Isle Audubon Society

The Presque Isle Audubon Society provides volunteer services to the Erie National Wildlife Refuge and co-sponsors a biennial nature photo contest with the Refuge.

Audubon Pennsylvania

Audubon PA is "connecting people with nature" by developing a network of Audubon Centers and using proven and innovative education programs to promote a lifelong conservation ethic.

National Audubon Society

Education empowers individuals to create a healthy and sustainable future for people and for birds and other wildlife. Turn the joy of connecting with and caring for the natural world into a shared family experience. Includes a Kids Page and a Family Page.

National Wildlife Federation

Our Mission: To inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future.

Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE)

The Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE) is a national coalition of 23 wildlife, sporting, conservation, and scientific organizations. Together, these organizations represent a national constituency numbering more than 16 million Americans. Working together, and with the support of more than 230 refuge Friends groups, CARE educates Congress, the Administration and the public about America’s magnificent National Wildlife Refuge System.

Upcoming Events

Erie NWR Nature Photo Contest Award Reception
Sunday, October 18, 2015
1:30 p.m. Refuge Headquarters Building
Guys Mills, PA

Board of Directors Meeting
Monday, October 19, 2015
6:30 PM
Refuge Headquarters Building
Guys Mills, PA

Owl Prowl
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Refuge Headquarters Building
Guys Mills, PA

Annual Meeting of the Members
Saturday, November 14 2015
4:00PM Walk on the Tsuga Trail
5:30PM Pot Luck Dinner and Activities
Refuge Headquarters Building
Guys Mills, PA

News Headlines

Owl Prowl at Erie National Wildlife Refuge

Come Prowl the woods of the Erie National Wildlife Refuge...

It's time for the Annual French Creek Cleanup!

Last year the Friends of ENWR won the "Most Junk By Weight - Small Team" award...

Friends of ENWR
c/o Erie National Wildlife Refuge
11296 Wood Duck Lane
Guys Mills, PA 16327