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Closings or Cancellations of Talks, Field Trips, and Volunteer Opportunities

  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has closed the Guardhouse to visitation until further notice. Reopening the Guardhouse to be determined.
  • Any events planned for March are cancelled until further notice.
  • Celery Fields trip postponed. New Date to be determined.
  • We will update you on upcoming events depending on the ongoing COVID 19 situation.

    On Going Fund Raisers

  • Help Friends raise money by using the search engine www.Goodsearch.com.  When the site asks “Who do you search for?”,  type Friends of Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuges and click Verify. The site should respond with Friends of the Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuges, St Petersburg, FL. For each search you make through Goodsearch, 1 cent is credited to Friends.  If you shop online, follow the shop link at Goodsearch to your favorite stores and a portion of your purchase price will be donated to Friends. Help support this painless and easy way to raise funds for us!

  • You can purchase high quality re-manufactured ink cartridges at our link www.planetgreenrecycle.com/friendsoftampa Friends receive a 15% donation from you purchase.  We also raise funds by collecting and recycling ink cartridges. They can be brought to any meeting or event.

  • Shop at www.sensingnature.com put Friends of Tampa Bay NWR in the company spot on your order form and Friends will receive a donation – shop now, this is for a limited time.

    Board Meetings status to be determined

  • Board/planning meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month and will be at a new location to be determined.