Friends Members

Mingo Swamp Friends are neighbors, visitors, families, or anyone with a passion and interest in the outdoors - whether it would be hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, birdwatching, photography, or just enjoying the scenery as you drive through the refuge. We are always looking for a few more Friends and invite you to join today!

Mingo Swamp Friends are dedicated to supporting the primary purposes of the Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, namely. . .
            ▪          the protection of wildlife and natural resources 
                          wildlife-oriented recreation, including fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing and photography, without interfering with the primary purposes
                        of the Refuge 
                          environmental education of the public 
                          scientific research on environment and wildlife                                                                       

Click here for the
Membership Form.

Friends meetings are held quarterly, with time and date to be announced, at the Mingo National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center.  The Visitor Center is located one mile north of Puxico, Missouri on Highway 51. Anyone with a passion for wildlife conservation and refuges is invited to attend.  General meetings last about two hours depending on projects and time of year.  Please call Mingo National Wildlife Refuge to verify meeting dates and times.  The telephone number is 573-222-3589.

24279 Highway 51
Puxico, MO 63960


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                                              Mingo Swamp Friends Meeting Minutes and Newsletter

Click on the links below to view past Mingo Swamp Friends meeting minutes. You will need Adobe Reader (which can be downloaded for free by clicking the Adobe link) or similar program to be able to view the PDF files.

January 15, 2013 Meeting Minutes
April 9, 2013 Meeting Minutes
July 23, 2013 Meeting Minutes
November 12, 2013 Meeting Minutes
March 11, 2014 Meeting Minutes
May 6, 2014 Meeting Minutes
July 29, 2014 Meeting Minutes
October 7, 2014 Meeting Minutes
January 13, 2015 Meeting Minutes

April 14, 2015 Meeting Minutes
July 28,2015 Meeting Minutes
October 13, 2015 Meeting Minutes
January 12, 2016 Meeting Minutes
April 12, 2016 Meeting Minutes
July 12, 2016 Meeting Minutes 
October 11, 2016 
January 12, 2017
May 9, 2017
Next Meeting:  Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. via conference call.
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