coastal Wildlife Refuge Society

Supporting Northeastern North Carolina's National Wildlife Refuges


Volunteers keep refuges running! See the variety of opportunities you have to help. 

Wildlife Wildlands Art EXpo Opening

Friday January 13, 2017 5-8 pm

Refuge Web Links

Guided Refuge Interpretive Programs

Donations to Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society help support a variety of refuge programs and projects.

CWRS supports the annual Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival.

Summer Interns have three months of once-in-a-lifetime experiences!

Alligator River, Pea Island, Pocosin Lakes and Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuges offer annual intern positions. Work in the field, lead interpretive trips and learn the many facets of refuge management.  Contact Tracey Rock, Volunteer Coordinator:  252-473-1132 X 227

National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Art Expos support artists & photographers by exhibiting and selling their work. Profits go to both the artist and local national wildlife refuges. Visit National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center 100 Conservation Way, Roanoke Island and purchase amazing nature-related artwork.  Support art! Support refuges!


Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society is a non-profit organization established in 1989 to support northeastern North Carolina national wildlife refuges.

Wings Over Water

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