Become a Friend

The power of a Friends group is its members. We represent a variety of interests, talents, and financial support allowing the Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge to meet and exceed its goals. Join us today!
 

Here is what we offer you:

  • Seasonal newsletters
  • Invitation to Friends-only events
  • Membership fee is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law
  • Annual member meeting
  • 10% discount at Friends nature shop
  • Active support for wildlife, nature education, and habitat conservation 
 
Mailed correspondence can always be sent to the following address:
Friends of Sherburne NWR
17076 293rd Avenue
Zimmerman, MN 55398

Friends of Sherburne Board of Directors

                                                                             January 2018

Debra Sorenson
 
Mathew Finn
 
Mike Brubaker
 
Carol VanHeel (Treasurer)
 
Myrna Krueger (President)
 
Elizabeth Thorson
 
Dean Kleinhans 
 
Susan Bialka 
 
Lee Johnson (Vice President)
 
Steve Chesney (Secretary)
  
Staff Liason: Steve Karel (USFWS Project Leader)



Information for donors:

 

The Friends of Sherburne are an active and talented group. Many of our members are already refuge volunteers as well as frequent refuge visitors. Have you ever thought of giving your time or using your skills to help with a Friends' project? Tasks come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of commitment.

Some ways you can become involved-

 

  • Tending a Friends' booth at a business expo, county fair, or refuge event.
  • Assisting with Eagle's Nest Nature Store duties, such as arranging merchandise, checking inventory, or placing orders.
  • Assisting with fundraising activites.
  • Serving on the Friends' Board.

 

 

Please volunteer your time and talents to the Friends of Sherburne by contacting us via emailing info@exploresherburne.org or using the mailing address provided above.

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER

Friends of Sherburne NWR Seasonal Newsletters

The most recent newsletter of the Friends is sent out as email or hard copy in mail to current Friends members.  Past newsletters are offered here for the last year for review. 

 

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 Sponsors and Grantors

Please consider thanking the following sponsors for their generous support of our organization and events:

 

Bald Eagle Level:  $10,000 and above

 

White-tailed Deer Level: $5,000 - $9,999

 

Sandhill Crane Level: $1,000 - $4,999

Stoneworks Architectural Precast

 

 

 

 http://stoneworksap.com/

Blandings Turtle Level: $500 - $999

 

Princeton Auto Center -

Princeton MN

 

 

 

http://www.princetonautocenter.net/

 

Board of Director Nominees Beth Thorson, Mike Brubaker, Steve Chesney and Matt Finn introduced by Nominations committee member Susan Hix

2018 Annual Meeting held at Oak Savanna Learning Center January 16

Monarch Butterfly Level: $100 - $499

Princeton Lions

 

The Grandstand, Princeton

 

Ardy's on Main, Elk River

 

Diamond City Bakery, Elk River

 

Sherburne State Bank

 

Jim's Market, Zimmerman

 

United Health Group

 

Ace Solid Waste

 

Fronterra Pipe and Precast

 

Bluebird Level: $10 - $99

Lake Liquor

 

Goldeneye Framing and Gallery

 

Dunn Brothers Zimmerman

 

Total Image Salon

 

Walmart

 

Cub Foods Elk River

 

Coborn's

 

 

Sherburne NWR Project Leader introduces 2017 staff additions Jessica Nelson and Alaina Larkin.  Moving on were Sally Zodrow and Michelle Bengson.