• Historical Ferguson House
    The 1927 Ferguson House listed on the National Register of Historic Places was burned in a fire in 2010. The foundation and cobblestone walls remain. We need $70,000 to reconstruct the exterior and fix this eyesore! Click to donate now.
  • Larry Smith - Apple & Pear
  • Into The Wind by Randy Jones
  • Copyright Larry Smith - Quanah Sunset
  • Bull at the End of the Day
  • Otter by Randy Jones
  • Fish on the Rocks

A NEW CHALLENGE: WE CAN DO IT!!

THANKS To all of you who contributed and put us over the top! With your help, we were able to match the $38,000 grant from the McMahon Foundation. The Friends of the Wichitas was able to take over the Nature Store on October 1st, 2016.

Now let’s save the 1927 Ferguson House listed on the National Register of Historic Places! Located next to the road on Hwy 49, a mile east of the Visitor Center, it was burned in a fire in 2010. The foundation and cobblestone walls remain. We need $70,000 to reconstruct the exterior and fix this eyesore! Click the button to donate now!





Who are The Friends of the Wichitas?

Friends of the Wichitas LogoThe Friends of the Wichitas is a non-profit organization committed to promoting environmental education opportunities for the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Volunteer members conduct interpretive tours and work in the visitor center.Join-button

What Does the Association Do?

  • Donate funds and equipment to the refuge to enhance visitor enjoyment of the visitor center and other refuge public use programs.
  • Publish a monthly newsletter containing helpful hints of wildlife viewing, announcing upcoming tours, and giving visitors an in depth look at refuge wildlife.
  • Provide materials and training for volunteer programs interpreters.

Latest News

January 16, 2017
Historical Sites of the Wichitas Tours on March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017. Reservations...
December 31, 2016
Friends of the Wichitas invites you to the Grand Opening of the Nature Store...
December 30, 2016
Did you know that the First Tuesday of every month we designate as “Litter...
December 11, 2016
The In Search of Eagles Tours are January 14, 21, 28 and February 4....

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