The Fall 2018 edition of The Overlook Newsletter is now available. Get yours HERE
FINWR Annual Meeting is Saturday, November 10th at 10 AM, at the INWR Headquarters/Visitor Center.
NOTICE: the Flyway store will be open 9 AM to 3 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays, except Thanksgiving of course, until late December.
Marcia Poling’s hand painted ornaments are now available in the Flyway Nature Store.
And, as you may have heard, INWR Headquarters will not be open any weekends this Fall due to staff schedules.
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. Friends was incorporated on February 25, 2000
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.
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