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.

LAFCo Denies Elk Grove’s Urban Expansion Application

On November 6th, 2013, the Sacramento County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) denied the City of Elk Grove’s application to expand ...Read More


Walk On the Wildside!

WOW! May 17, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Beach Lake Preserve, 8301 River Rd, Freeport (916) 875-WILD If you'd enjoy a fun,...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...Read More

Greener Garden Festival 2014

Saturday, April 26th, 10:00am - 3:00pm Miwok Park, 9344 Village Tree Drive Elk Grove, CA 95758 Join Friends of Stone Lakes Natio...Read More

Visit the Refuge

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

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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.