Resource Center

Welcome to the Resource Center! A place for Friends to share knowledge and materials they find beneficial to increasing the effectiveness of their organization.

Do you have a resource to share with others? Help strengthen the Friends community by sharing your best practices, materials, web links, etc. Additional topics will be added based upon your input. Send your material  to Joan Patterson.

To access materials just click on a topic…..


2016 Recess Action Kit   (8)

Advocacy, Lobbying and the IRS   (16)

Collaboration between Friends/Refuge   (8)

Economic Benefits   (9)

Environmental Education   (17)

Friends Policy and Partnership Agreement   (1)

Friends Recommend   (4)

Fundraising   (28)

Grants   (38)

Leadership/Governance   (42)

Management   (31)

Marketing & Communications   (17)

National Wildlife Refuge System Periodical Publications   (7)

National Wildlife Refuge System - Policies   (8)

National Wildlife Refuge System - Vision   (7)

Nature Stores   (6)

News to Use from A to Z   (4)

Refuge Issues   (13)

Starting a Group   (17)

Friends Workshops and Conferences   (7)

Volunteers   (6)

Directory of Friends Groups


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