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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.

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

Another winter bird-feeding season is upon us at Deer Flat NWR.  “Thank you” again to Rachel and David Staats for organizing and managing this effort, helped with the aid of many volunteers.  We […]

We’re excited to be online with the Friends website! By exploring the main tabs you’ll be able to learn about our organization as well as find out the latest news and information about Deer […]

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