Photo by: Diana Doherty

The power of our Friends group is in its members! We rely on their sustained support to thrive and grow. 

Friends members represent a variety of backgrounds, interests, and talents, and the financial support that we receive from member donations allows the Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge to support the refuge. Our mission and vision are summarized in our new brochure.


Join us today!

Member benefits include:

  • Seasonal newsletters and updates about refuge events and programs

  • Invitations to special events

  • A 10% discount at the Eagle's Nest Nature Store 

  • Satisfaction of supporting conservation efforts at a local venue where everyone can enjoy nature

  • Camaraderie of being part of a group that can take on ambitious projects such as enhancing the learning spaces in and around the Oak Savanna Learning Center


You can join by mail, download our membership form. Fill it out and enclose with payment.


You can also give online by credit card at  You become a member for the year with any donation of $20 or more.


Membership gifts and renewals are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Photo by: Diana Doherty



The Friends of Sherburne nurture an appreciation for and the conservation of the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge through education, volunteerism and philanthropy.

17076 293rd Avenue NW

Zimmerman, MN 55398


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Since 1993, the Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (a 501c(3) nonprofit organization) has been a proud partner of the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge.


The refuge is a part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, each refuge manages their designated tract of lands and waters that have been set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

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