Friends Active Projects
Annual support of our conservation biology interns each who assist refuge biologists in their work to protect such endangered species as the Red-cockaded Woodpecker and Frosted Flatwoods Salamander. This support is made possible by a generous contribution from Dr. Ed and Hilda Carney.
Funds for restoration of Long-leaf Pine forests on the Refuge.
Funding for the Monarch Milkweed initiative, including funding for an intern and equipment and supplies to protect and expand habitat for Monarch butterflies.
Funding for an environmental education intern to assist in outreach to schools and conducting environmental programs for children.
Transportation scholarships to enable students from schools with limited resources to attend education programs at the Refuge.
Furnishings and equipment for the Education Building.
Equipment such as kayaks for environmental education activities.
Support for the printing costs of some some of the refuge informational brochures.
Volunteer hours from Friends board and committee members in support of activities and programs at the Refuge.