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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you love the outdoors? Do you want to give back to Virginia’s wildlife and fisheries resources? Do you enjoy new challenges and want to share your interests with others? Do you want to make a difference?

If so, you’re ready to become part of the volunteer team at the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources!

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Archery Education
  • Boater Education
  • Events/Exhibits/Shows
  • Fish Stocking
  • Fishing Education
  • General Maintenance at WMAs/Hatcheries
  • Habitat Management
  • Hunter Education
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Paddling Education
  • Public Presentations
  • Trash Pickup
  • Wildlife Survey

We are pausing volunteer applications until 2024.
Please check back for opportunities at that time.