We are the Friends group for the Red River National Wildlife Refuge. Our mission is to be an advocate for the Red River National Wildlife Refuge by promoting and participating in the conservation, enhancement, and appreciation of our native wildlife communities through education, fund raising, development of partnerships, and development of onsite projects for volunteers.
Our vision is to be a growing, diverse group of engaged and informed supporters who assist the refuge in reaching its full potential.
We are a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization operating under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
We are an affiliate member of the National Wildlife Refuge Association.
April 12, 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Celebrating the Return of Migratory Songbirds
Nature Nuts program for children
May 3, 10 a.m., June 7, 10 a.m.
Guided Bird Walks-Start at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings for ages 6 and older
April 12th, April 19th, April 26th and May 3rd
April 26, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Celebrating Earth Day on the Refuge. Recycled crafts for kids 5-14 yr. olds.
Directions to the Headquarters Unit: The Red River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters Unit and Visitor Center is located along the Red River .75 mile south of the Jimmie Davis/70th Street Bridge at 150 Eagle Bend Point in Bossier City. The Refuge is accessed via a dedicated exit from the new Arthur Ray Teague Parkway extension.