Make a Difference!
Become a Friend of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges
What We Do
We assist the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in their mission to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats.
Where We Work
The Friends supports and assists the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with staffing the Bayou Lacombe Visitor Center, environmental education programs, special events, internships, habitat restoration and nature resource management projects at the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges complex.
Volunteer at a Refuge
We need your help! Volunteers make a difference in many ways: special events, habitat restoration, community outreach, trail construction, maintenance, environmental education, fundraising and board membership are just some of the ways you might share your time and talent! To learn more about volunteer opportunities, call (985) 882-2021 or email
Become a Member
Help us to preserve wildlife habitats and foster stewardship in Southeast Louisiana — become a member of the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc. today!
Membership Benefits Include:
• Preservation and restoration volunteer opportunities
• Opportunities for special interpretative tours
• 15% discount in Visitor Center Gift Shop
• Sponsor membership recognition at events