Summer Hike through History

Join us on Saturday June 2nd for a hike through history on the Little Pend Oreille NWR. June 2nd we will be having a two part history tour focusing on our old homesteads. We will meet at 9:00 am at Headquarters. The Morning part of the tour will be in areas within a couple of […]

Free!

6th Annual Blue Goose Chase–Family Bike Ride

Bring your bicycles, friends and family to the Little Pend Oreille NWR for a 10.5 mile bike ride featuring the refuge auto tour route. The tour features interpretive stops that inform you about the history, wildlife, and management of   the Refuge. The ride will be held Saturday July 20th. Please arrive at Headquarters at […]

Free!

Annual Friends Winter Retreat–January 28th

Saturday January 28th is our Annual Board and Membership Retreat and Fun in the Snow Day! All Friends of the LPONWR and other interested folks are invited! Location will be decided later. The day is planned to start at 9:30 am with a coffee break going right into a Visioning Meeting for planning our events […]

Free

CANCELLED–Spring Nature Program–April 14th

Join us for our Spring Nature Program on April 14th at the Community College CANCELLED--due to illness of presenter.   This year we are excited to have, award winning film maker and Beaver expert, Sarah Koenigsberg come to Colville. She will be showing her 1 hour, film "the Beaver Believers" followed by a 1 hour […]

Free

Annual Butterfly Count

This is the Annual Butterfly Count on the Refuge. On July 1st, we will meet at the Refuge Headquarters at 8:45 am. We will divide into groups and start counting by 9:00. No experience needed and we encourage families to join the fun. You can come for part of the day or you can help […]

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The Annual Refuge Staff Appreciation BBQ

Staff, Volunteers and FRIENDS of the LPO NWR:  It’s that time AGAIN!!!!! And you don't want to miss this! The Annual Staff Appreciation BBQ Date:  Wednesday, August 9, 2023 Time:   4:30 pm Place:   Refuge Fire Cache Main dish and dessert provided!!! Bring a salad, side or dessert and join the FRIENDS in saying THANKS to […]

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Annual Membership Meeting–See You There!

It's that time of year again. Time for our annual membership meeting.  The meeting will be Saturday, September 16th at 9:30 AM. It will be at the Fire Cache on Bear Creek Road. Please watch for the blue Friends banner. That will indicate the location.   9:30 - 10:00 Coffee and snacks and visiting 10:00 […]

Free!

Winter Bird Count–new date–January 27th, 2024

Please meet at the Kiosk at Headquarters at 8:30. There will be driving routes as well as walking, snowshoeing or skiing (weather depending). We generally bird until about noon. A hot soup lunch will be provided and we will tally the count together. If you are new to birding come on out. We will have […]

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Ecology Day–April 10th

Volunteer Opportunity! To celebrate Earth Day a bit early, the Friends are going to join the LPO Refuge staff for a morning of clean up along the refuge roads on Saturday April 10th. Please meet at Headquarters dressed for work at 8:45 am. It's more fun than its sounds. You never know what you might […]