Our Mission

The Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is a non-profit dedicated to promoting educational programs of the Ridgefield NWR, and protecting and enhancing it’s wildlife habitat.

The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge offers a beautiful natural environment for exploring and bird watching, a Chinookan style Plankhouse for connecting with our regions First Peoples, community events, and opportunities to get involved in habitat restoration programs. Thank you for your interest in Friends of Ridgefield NWR. We hope to see you at the refuge soon!

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River 'S' Unit Bridge Closure 9/26 & 27

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The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge’s River ‘S’ Unit will be temporarily closed on:

Monday, September 26th & Tuesday, September 27th 

for bridge maintenance.

The Carty Unit will remain open for hiking, wildlife observation, and photography. For additional information concerning the public use opportunities during this closure, please contact the Refuge Office at 360-887-4106.

News

Bird Sightings

Weekly Bird sightings list, Bird Sightings 2016, & Species List

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Log in to your Amazon account through smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Friends Of The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

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Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number 89824.
Shop and use your Rewards Card to raise the donations for Friends. These donations help support the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge!
Earn funds for Friends while earning your own Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today!

If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store.
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