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Information Letter for Prospective Volunteers

 2018 Iroquois Observations Schedule 

Saturday Eagle Watches begin on March 31st.

Spring Into Nature

April 28, 2018; 9am - 4pm

Who we are

The Friends of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. (FINWR) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness of the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge and to helping the community understand its mission and goals.

FINWR has secured funding from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Centennial Legacy Fund, the Wild Birds Unlimited Pathways to Nature Program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Iroquois Job Corp, as well as help from our members. More funding is needed. FINWR is able to raise funds to be allocated for specific, much-needed projects on the refuge.

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Reasons to Support

  • Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (INWR) is visited by an estimated 50,000 people each year. These visitors include hikers, bird watchers, hunters, fishermen, photographers, students of conservation and wildlife and others.
  • Donations to FINWR may qualify for matching funds.
  • Donations are tax deductible. FINWR is a registered 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. Check with your tax advisor.
  • INWR is the only National Wildlife Refuge in Western New York
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