Bird Walk – July 19

Attend a summer bird walk this Saturday, July 19. Everyone is welcome. We will gather near the Refuge’s Education Barn at 9AM. Bring a field guide, binoculars, and/or a scope if you have access to them....

Art in the Wild – Aug 29-30, 2014

Plan to spend part of your Labor Day weekend at Art in the Wild, where you can experience art, music, food, Jack Nisbet presentations, and the beauty of Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge. Details, including...

An Idaho Gives Thank You

We can’t thank you enough for supporting the Friends of KNWR on Idaho Gives day. Your contributions will help us celebrate and share our spot in beautiful North Idaho with more people, both in person...
See the gosling leap

See the gosling leap

On May 9 the five goslings leap from the eagle’s nest in which they were hatched. Refuge staff estimate that the nest is 60-70 feet up. See this amazing video: The Friends of Kootenai National Wildlife...

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Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge


The Friends of Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge (KNWR) is an all volunteer, non-profit organization. Its mission is to support KNWR in its efforts to protect, manage and conserve wildlife through education and conservation. The Friends of KNWR connects our community with KNWR through environmental education and interpretive programs. The Friends of KNWR also fosters an appreciation for Boundary County’s abundant natural resources.

Find us

KNWR
287 Westside Road
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Telephone:(208)267-3888
Fax: (208)267-5570

See the gosling leap