Nature Bowl 2017

AREA SCHOOLS SEND NATURE BOWL TEAMS TO FINALS Nature Bowl 2017 Semi-Finals were held at Blue Heron Trails in Stone Lakes National Wildlife R...Read More

More Refuge Flooding

There has been more flooding at the Refuge after the last storm. These photographs were taken on February 14, 2017 at Blue Heron Trails and the R...Read More

Recent Flooding

The recent flooding in south Sacramento County has been a boon for the wildlife, if not for the humans. The photos show the water threatening to f...Read More

Blue Heron Trails Enhancement

Completion of Multi-year Project by an Incredible Partnership In March 2012, the Sacramento Tree Foundation ( received a ...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

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


Elk Grove History Tour of the Refuge

Refuge History Tour September 30, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am Join us for a tour on Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge as part of Elk Grove Hi...Read More

STEM Event Participation

The Friends of Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge participated in the second annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event at th...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