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:20th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION(s)
Friends of Heinz Refuge (FOHR) is planning our 20th year
anniversary celebration(s). We want to form a
committee whose purpose is to plan and execute a
20th year anniversary celebration(s) to
be remembered. If you are interested in
volunteering to ACTIVELY participate in this
Historic event, please send an email to the address
below since we want to start committee work in
NEWS: SCHOOL BUS FUNDING AVAILABLE
The Friends of Heinz Refuge (FOHR) are excited to announce that we have created a new Field Trip
Busing Grant Program through which area teachers and schools may request funding assistance to
cover some or all of the busing costs associated with student field trips. Beginning with the
commencement of the school year 2014-2015, we invite area teachers to download the the application. After the form has been completed, including all the required signatures, it can be submitted to us either
by mail: PO Box 333, Folcroft, PA 19032-0333 (Attention Education Committee), or through our website
email Ė email@example.com. Please note that part of the application process requires
teachers to contact the refuge Erika_scarborough@fws.gov for additional instructions and to reserve
their trip date. FOHRís education committee will meet monthly and will review
then, with notice of grant approvals being sent immediately after approval.
NEWS: 2016 FRIENDS OF HEINZ REFUGE ANNUAL REPORT
The Friends of Heinz Refuge 2016 Annual Report is now available for
download (PDF). Read it to learn more about FOHR's accomplisments over the past year, as we've continued to work to support the Heinz Refuge.