Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is an organization of citizen volunteers which works to support the Refuge. On this website, you can discover our many activities and the ways in which we help the Refuge. You will also discover the benefits that accrue to Friends members in doing this work. You are invited to join Friends of the Refugedonate, and/or volunteer.

Friends Comment on "The Tunnels"

After considerable time and study, the Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge has completed our comment letter on the latest version of t...Read More

New Grant Funds School Transportation to the Refuge

Need a ride to Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge? A new grant funds school transportation! The Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge offers...Read More

Learn about our Hidden Jewel - Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

The Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is ready to present a free, richly illustrated slideshow to your group. It describes the wild...Read More

Found a Baby Bird or Injured Wildlife?

The Refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. Please contact the Wildlife Care Association at 916-965-WILD(9...Read More

Nature Bowl

Friends of Stone Lakes NWR will once again participate in the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Nature Bowl. The event, focusing on 3...Read More

California Duck Days 2015

Friends of Stone Lakes will once again participate at the annual California Duck Days celebration on February 20, 2016. The event is sponsored by...Read More

Special RSVP Birding Tour

There will be a docent led Birding Tour on February 27, 2016 to an area of the Refuge normally not open to the public. This is a wonderful wetlan...Read More

Cranes on the Wing

The Sandhill cranes have arrived at Stone Lakes! Visit the Refuge and see the cranes dancing and foraging in the wetlands. You can also take tou...Read More

Visit the Refuge and meet the Friends

There is always something to see at the Refuge. Come to Blue Heron Trails and be surrounded by the songs of Redwing Blackbirds and Meadow Larks. ...Read More


We Need Your Support – Join Us Today!

Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge has raised over $150,000 for several projects in the past few years. We welcome donations and volunteers.