Friends of Dungeness NWR Logo
Friends of Dungeness NWR Logo

Friends of Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
715 Holgerson Rd., Sequim, WA 98382

Past News

Autumn Brant
The Autumn edition of The Brant is available here.


Oyster Farm Proposal Update
Clallam County held a public hearing on November 21, 2019 seeking final public input. The decision is now pending with hearing examiner Andrew Reeves and is due on or by January 10, 2020. More information is available here.


Summer Brant
The summer edition of the newsletter is available here.


Volunteer Picnic
The annual volunteer picnic will be Thursday, October 17th at noon at the group picnic area of Dungeness County Park. Please bring a side dish to share. The Friends of Dungeness NWR will provide the main course. Also, please feel free to bring your own plate and utensils to save trash.


John and Margaret Maxwell Scholastic Award
John and Margaret Maxwell were honored by Friends at the annual banquet with the announcement of a scholastic award in their name: The John and Margaret Maxwell Future of Conservation Award. Read more

John and Margaret Maxwell Award

2018 Volunteer of the Year
Jessie Christiansen was awarded Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge 2018 Volunteer of the year. Jessie started volunteering in 2014 and has put in over 1,350 hours including 344 hours last year. She is very active with Weed Warriors and has been serving on the Friends Board of Directors where she is currently chair of the Environmental Restoration Committee.


Volunteer awarded with President’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Ron Andris began volunteering at Dungeness NWR in 2014 and in five years had amassed over 4,000 volunteer hours. Ron was Volunteer of the Year in 2017 and had 935 volunteer hours in 2018. At the awards banquet in March 2019 Ron was presented with the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his service at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.


Refuge Parking Lot Redesign
There will be a Public Information Meeting about the redesign of the Refuge parking area held at the Sequim Prarie Grange Hall on Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Read more


Dungeness NWR Woodland Area

Woodland area along the trail in Dungeness NWR.