The Friends of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge is a nonprofit organization that advocates for and supports the mandate of the refuge to protect and enhance wildlife and their habitats through education, research, habitat preservation and restoration and compatible public uses.
Board of Directors:
The Board of Directors for FOT consists of up to 10 members. Each position on the Board is exclusively on a voluntary basis and individual terms last for three years. The Board meets on a monthly basis, typically the third Thursday of each month at 5:15 pm. Board meetings are held in the Wren Pierson Community Center in Cheney. If you are interested in speaking with the Board at a meeting or would like to present a discussion to the Board, please contact the President to be scheduled on the monthly meeting agenda. The Board is always looking for interested volunteers for events and activities. If you are interested in serving on the Board, please contact one of the Board members listed below.
Friends of Turnbull NWR 2020 Annual Membership Meeting - September 22
This fiscal year has been very eventful for the Friends' group. We received a significant gift from the Living Trust of Kevin Rabe and have realized the proceeds from sale of the Spokane property. The Business meeting will include a report on the Rabe gift and introduction to new Refuge manager, as well as a shared program from members who have photos of "encounters with wildlife (on the Refuge) via the camera lens. Join in the membership meeting, set up your own potluck bbq by your computer, and send in photos to share.
Date: September 22, 2020; 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
"Encounters with Wildlife - via the camera lens"
Send up to 5 photos that you have taken during the past calendar year at the Refuge. Our Zoom Moderator will put them together into a ppt and you can narrate during the show. You can share your experience, your surprises, and other thoughts.
Activities Committee: Open
Public Awareness Chair: Open
Membership Chair: Olesia Letts
Webmaster: Lorna Kropp
Fund Raising/Auction Chair: Open
Newsletter Editor: Joanne Powell
Board Members: John Barber, Joyce Alonso, Kassandra Fauth
Nature Store Manager: Nature Store Management Team