Getting Involved!

Volunteers play a critical role in fulfilling the mission at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge by giving countless hours assisting with conservation efforts, maintenance, wildlife and habitat management, special events and a number of other everyday refuge activities.

       We are always looking for a few more Friends, and we invite you to join us today. Please fill out the attached 
                                                            membership form located at the bottom of this page! 

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge welcomes volunteers in a variety of fields and interests. Volunteers can help the refuge in the following disciplines:

  • Interpretation and Environmental Education – greet visitors to the Visitor Center; update signs and kiosks; provide computer support; assist with educational programs and teacher orientation; lead field trips and assist with any special events.
  • Resource Management –assist with wildlife surveys and water level management; help control invasive species; and other biological activities.
  • Maintenance – assist with trail maintenance, building maintenance, mowing and trimming, and other construction projects.
  • Administration – assist employees with answering telephones, filing, data input and other office duties.

Contact the Refuge Volunteer Coordinator for more information. Send inquiries to:

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge
Attention: Volunteer Coordinator
24279 State Highway 51
Puxico, MO 63960 

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Click here for Membership Form 

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