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

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: tracey_rock@fws.gov  252-473-1132 X 227

Wings Over Water

What is the CWRS?

Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society Volunteer Opportunities


     Gift Shops

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

Support National Wildlife refuges - Be a positive voice!  Write and talk to your government leaders in support of wildlife and wildlands.  don't let the only things they hear be negative. Whether you're a hunter, photographer, fisherman, birder, hiker, or just someone who enjoys beautiful, undeveloped places, let them know there is value to protecting and preserving these important locations and resources!


coastal Wildlife Refuge Society

Supporting Northeastern North Carolina's National Wildlife Refuges


CWRS supports the annual Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival.

Refuge Web Links

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

Guided Refuge Interpretive Programs