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As volunteers are needed for specific tasks and events they will be listed below under Current Opportunities. To register as a volunteer go here.

Some of the ways you can help

Trail Maintenance & Building Work Days 

Get your hands dirty on the trails of Balcones as we improve upon and create new trails for our Refuge!  
Use the links on the left to RSVP for sessions

Contact Dan Nugent, Trails Committee Chair, 

for more information:  trails@friendsofbalcones.org 


We are in need of volunteers to staff the front desk of the visitor center on Thursday and Friday mornings (8:00 am - Noon) in February. The visitor center is located 5 miles west of Lago Vista on FM 1431. If you like interacting with people, both young and old, this is the volunteer position for you! Volunteer duties include: greet visitors; provide area and refuge recreation opportunity information; answer visitor questions, distribute brochures; restock brochures; and answer phone calls. Please reply to this email or call Jennifer Brown at 512-339-9432 ext. 70 for more information or to sign up.


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Opportunities Directory- Below you will find ongoing & annual opportunities

Opportunities Directory


Email- friends@friendsofbalcones.org

Mail- Friends of Balcones

  PO Box 4678

Lago Vista TX 78645

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