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Joyfully Connecting Our Community with the Wonder of the Refuge

Currently, all public events and volunteer activities have been postponed, until further notice, at Tualatin River NWR. The Visitor Center is also suspending operations. Thank you for your understanding. Should you have questions, concerns, or comments please contact:

Deputy Project Leader, Eva Kristofik,

Project Leader, Larry Klimek,
or call (503) 625-5944

Take a look at Refuge 2020. 

Refuge2020 is a collaborative effort of The Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards, The Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Its purpose is to keep you informed about the many wildlife habitat and public access improvements that will be completed or well underway by the year 2020

Educational Resources

Looking for new activities to do with your family? Check out our resources page to find a variety of activities for all types of learners and a range of age groups. 

HELP!  The Friends have pledged to the complete replanting of all the native trees, shrubs, tubers, grasses and seeds needed for the two permanent wetlands in front of the Refuge Visitor Center. We need your help in funding this efforts. For as little as $2.00 per plant, you can be part of Planting Your Roots at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.  Please donate funds to purchase plants for the project.  We also need help planting those plants which will allow us to purchase even more. Sign up for our planting eventsWatch our progress on plant funding and plantingThank You!

Funds for Plants

Goal: $10,000.00
Collected: $2,537.00
Help fund the plant purchase for the Chicken Creek Restoration project. $2.00 per plant.

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    Sherwood OR 97140

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