Our mission is to be an advocate for the Red River NWR by promoting conservation, enhancement, and appreciation of our native wildlife communities through education, fund raising, development of partnerships, and developing projects for volunteers.

The Friends of the Red River National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. is incorporated in the State of Louisiana as a nonprofit, 50l(c)(3), tax-exempt organization with the purpose of promoting awareness and appreciation of the National Wildlife Refuge System, in particular, the Red River National Wildlife Refuge.

800-year-old Canoe Coming Soon!

2017 discovery and recovery of an ancient Caddo dugout canoe from the Red River. This canoe is coming to the refuge and will be on exhibit in late spring. Stay tuned.

Update: The climate controlled glass case has been installed.

An Adopt-A-Bench Story

A simple jester of adopting a bench brings comfort for a surviving widow. Click here to read the story that appeared in the Times.