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How We're Helping


We are a nonprofit organization focused on helping make the world around us a better, happier place.  We help Quivira NWR tireless staff with annual events, open house events and annual meeting of our organization Friends of Quivira .  

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for new members and volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

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About the Friends of Quivira


The primary focus of Friends Of Quivira is sharing and maintaining the wonder of animal and plant life of Quivira National Wildlife Refuge through education programs and events.



Two more kiosk pads Completed.  

Spotting scope has been replaced on wildlife drive.

Observation Tower Project nears Completion.

Migrants Mile Trail updated, now features leaflet

A History of Quivira's Sport Fisheries & Fishing


Since the National Wildlife Improvement Act of 1997, there has be a more system wide perspective that supports native communities

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Bird Identification Bee Grand Champion


The 2017-2018 School-year Grand champiom of Bird Identification Bee was Mis Audrey Brown,Fairfield Elementray

Kid's Fishing Pond Improvement Underway


Cattails are being manually cut and removed while water levels are low.

Migrants Mile Trail Updated


In 2018 Quivira's most popular and longest hiking trail was updated. 

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Friends of Quivira National Wildlife Refuge

1434th NE 80th Street, Stafford, Kansas 67578

(620) 486-2393


Monday - Friday: 7:30-4:00

Quivira NWR Visitor Center

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