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' Comments on Solar Project Proposal

On August 20, 2015, the Friends of Stone Lakes' Conservation Committee met with Bryan Young of the Sacramento Regional Sanitation Districts to dis...Read More

Wildlife Observation Paddle Tours

The last guided Wildlife Paddle Tour at the Refuge for 2015 will be September 26! Bring your own kayak or canoe and experience local wildlife on ...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 2015

April 23, 2015 marked the 3rd year Nature Bowl has been held at Blue Heron Trails in Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. And, it marked the 30t...Read More

No Place Like Home

How great is it that we don't have to go this far to experience a National Wildlife Refuge? These signs were recently put up at Blue Heron Trails...Read More

Friends of the Refuge comment on the BDCP

On July 25, 2014 the Friends of Stone Lakes NWR signed a letter transmitting our comments and concerns regarding the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (...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.