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National Wildlife Refuge


Board Meetings are normally at 5:30pm the 3rd Wednesday of every Month, at the Refuge Headquarters. If you would like to attend, please send an email to friends(at) for current information.

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Upcoming events

    • Monday, November 07, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Refuge Headquarters, 5 miles west of Lago Vista

       Volunteer Orientation  

    Introduction to Refuge staff and Friends group, tour facilities, instructions on forms, reporting volunteer hours, completing SAMMS log & safety briefing

    Wear comfortable clothing, walking shoes.  Bring your lunch and beverage.

    A map to Refuge HQ is available on the Home page under The Refuge. Maps

    • Saturday, November 19, 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Flyning X Ranch, 8339 FM 1174, Bertram TX 78605

    The Friends of Balcones invites you to the

    Volunteer Appreciation Brunch


    Friends Annual Meeting

    Saturday, November 19   10-12

    We will hike at the Flying X from 9-10 then gather to celebrate the wonderful volunteers who make things happen at the Refuge.

    After brunch we'll hold a short meeting to introduce the new board members who will the adjourn to elect your officers.

    We have so many members who have never met, let's get together and have some fun!

    Volunteers- look for the T-Shirt Size drop down at the bottom of the registration page.

    Printable map to the Flying X

    TIP- I you're a FBO member you can log in first to avoid filling out contact  information.  While you're there check to see if your profile is up to date.

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