Friends of the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge


About Us

The Friends of the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge is an independent, non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to promoting the conservation of the natural resources of the refuge, fostering public understanding and appreciation of the refuge, and engaging in activities that will assist the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to meet its mandates.

We support the San Pablo Bay and Marin Islands National Wildlife Refuges in their mission to restore, enhance, protect and preserve the wildlife and its environment while providing educational opportunities, increasing public awareness, involvement, appreciation and enjoyment of the Refuges.

If you are interested in supporting the refuge and becoming a member of the Friends of the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Please contact the Friends via e-mail at for further information.


Francesca Demgen

Vice President
Debra Green

Dwight Gemar

Thomas Snyder, MD

Sarah G. Allen Ph.D.
Steve Carroll
BK Cooper
Robert Hoellwarth, MD
Gerald Karr
Rosemary Laird
Frances McTamaney
John Powers
Lowell Sykes
Edward Ueber
Isa Woo

Refuge Advisory Board of Trustees
Christy Smith
Giselle Block
Winnie Chan
John Y. Takekawa Ph.D.


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