The Friends of Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge was incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in 2006.  The Friends support Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge and its programs, 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.

The Friends continue to:

Future project include assisting the refuge in the creation of an environmental education center at the Refuge and an upgrade to the Kid’s Space in the Visitor Center.