The Chamber Member Spotlight of the Week is Friends of Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge!
Welcome to Friends of Crab Orchard Refuge
The Friends of Crab Orchard Refuge is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing use of the Refuge for wildlife conservation, recreation, agriculture and industry. Established in 2000, the Friends have worked collaboratively with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the community to fundraise, provide volunteer services, and support Refuge programs. Please consider joining us.
About Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge was established
August 5, 1947. The refuge is made up of 44,000 acres of land with a great diversity of flora and fauna. The major habitats on the refuge include oak, hickory, upland forest, bottomland, hardwood forest, cropland, grazing units, brushland, prairie, wetlands and lakes. The refuge also includes a 4,050 acre congressionally designated wilderness area.