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To promote, protect and provide resources to preserve and enhance Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge for the enjoyment of present and future generations. The Friends support the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge and its programs in cooperation with the USFWS, advocating for the lands under Refuge management and for educational and restoration programs. The Friends envision the Refuge as a destination for visitors from around the Treasure Valley as well as from across the country and the world.

Here are some recent newsletters from the Friends of Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge. The newsletter is published as part of your Friends of Deer Flat annual membership.  ENJOY!!  Fall-2020-Newsletter_Final-2.pdf The-Grebe-Newsletter-April-2020.pdf http://www.friendsofdeerflat.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/The-Grebe-Newsletter_Fall-2019.pdf The Grebe […]

Dear Friends, we thank all those who donated to our “Idaho Gives” campaign last May (2020). It was a wonderful success–far exceeding our expectations. Each of our board members pledged and contributed at […]

by Bob Christensen My observations:  I have regularly observed Eastern fox squirrels (Sciurus niger) in the riparian (or lakeside) cottonwood forests surrounding Lake Lowell.  Most often, I have watched these furry arboreal rodents […]

To view the most current Volunteer Newsletter and current volunteer opportunities. Click on the link below: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Deer_Flat/what_we_do/get_involved/Volunteering.html

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