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Friends of the High Plains Refuge Complex

aka Friends of the High Plains Refuge Complex   |   MULESHOE, TX   |  https://www.friendshighplains.org/

Mission

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to support and enhance the Muleshoe, Grulla, and Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuges. Our purpose of the Friends of High Plains Refuge Complex (FHPRC) is to help protect, support, and enhance these refuges through education and wildlife conservation, including communicating their importance to the public.

Ruling year info

2014

Director

Christena Stephens

Director

Ginny Phillips

Main address

PO BOX 549

MULESHOE, TX 79347 USA

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EIN

46-3222600

NTEE code info

Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs (C60)

Botanical, Horticultural, and Landscape Services (C40)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Wildflower and Seed Collecting Workshops

We conduct wildflower and seed collecting workshops at Muleshoe and Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuges.

Population(s) Served
Adults

When we can, our Friends organization, offers birding hikes lead by a wildlife biologist at Mulehose National Wildlife Refuge and Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

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Friends of the High Plains Refuge Complex

Board of directors
as of 01/29/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Christena Stephens

Christena Stephens Photography


Board co-chair

Ginny Phillips

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Matthew Jackson

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes