Events Calendar

March 2018

Saturday 17th

"Open House" at the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. For updates sign up for our e-mail list or visit our Facebook, this event happens annually!

Saturday 31st

Volunteer Recognition Picnic This event supports our volunteers and recognizes their hard work! Any volunteer or Friends member is welcome to come. If you would like to become a volunteer please contact us or the Refuge at

April 2018

Saturday 21st

“Earth Day” volunteer work day at the Refuge! This will be a work day that begins in the morning, and we will be targeting invasive plant species on the Refuge. Wear Rugged clothes, we will provide gloves and tools. To sign up e-mail Ranger Jess Sutt at The Friends will also be at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida for their Earth Day Celebration! To come check out our booth and some other awesome organizations and vendors go to:

Saturday 28th

“90th Tamiami Trail Anniversary” Check out our Panther Float at this fun festival down in Everglades City! Besides the Parade this event includes talks, walks, food, and live music. Check out this link for more info: 90th-anniversary-celebration/4786

May 2018

Saturday 5th

“Pollinator Garden Work Day” This volunteer opportunity at the Refuge will be focused on our Pollinator Garden behind our Headquarters. We will provide gloves, work tools, and of course plants for pollinators! To sign up e-mail Ranger Jess Sutt at