Friends and Partners


Some of the activities and programs offered at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center would not be possible without assistance from our partners, including:

Michigan Muskie Alliance is a group of conservation-minded Muskie anglers working to improve and protect the Muskie fishery in Michigan.  They work closely with the Michigan DNR and the Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery and Visitor Center to provide volunteers, funding and other vital necessities to work towards meeting these goal including but not limited to: financial support to purchase forage minnows and equipment, donation of many hours of labor for various projects including muskie harvesting, support for kids fishing program, educational exhibits and videos. 

Audubon Society of Kalamazoo (ASK) is dedicated to wildlife conservation, nature education and outdoor recreation.

Van Buren County Conservation District is a local agency established to coordinate and implement conservation and natural resource programs at the local level in cooperation with local entitities as well as federal and state agencies.

Kalamazoo Nature Center inspires people to care for the environment by providing experiences that lead them to understand their connection to the natural world.

Michigan Trout Unlimited is the coordination and representation for 20 local chapters of TU and over 7,000 individuals, devoted to the conservation, protection and restoration of Michigan's coldwater fish and their watersheds.

Friends of Wolf Lake

Friends of Wolf Lake (FOWL) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose goal it is to "practice and promote the stewardship of Michigan's natural resources through education, conservation and management by utilizing interpretive programming, outdoor exploration, exhibits and displays." They help provide the Wolf Lake Visitor Center with the resources necessary to not only maintain the programs being offered, but to improve them and add new infrastructure.

Interested in joining? See the "Information for Prospective Board Members" document.