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Friends of Heinz Refuge (FOHR) is engaged in a wide diversity of projects, programs, and services which serve to raise awareness of and support for John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Philadelphia, as well as the National Wildlife Refuge System and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.



NEWS: Spring bursts with activity at Heinz Refuge — Join Us!





NEWS: FOHR Partners with DVOC in Warblers Workshop Weekend








Dennis Brennan leads a bird walk across the “Big Boardwalk” in 2004. Free guided bird walks are held most Saturday and Sunday mornings by a dedicated group of bird walk leaders. Do you recognize anyone in this picture? Check out our current schedule of events and join us for a bird walk to celebrate 40 years of conservation!



Heinz Refuge celebrates its 40th anniversary with a collection of articles, stories, and images from the Refuge archives. We hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane featuring 40 years of collaborative efforts to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats. Read more reflections in our archive. If you have a memory or story to share, please email it to info(at) We'll be gathering as many as we can for a special retrospect.







FOHR mailing address: PO Box 333, Folcroft PA 19032-0333.

Heinz Refuge address: 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19153.

Telephone: (215) 365-3118