The purpose of this organization is to support and promote Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (PINWR) and the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) in their efforts to conserve habitat and wildlife.
The Pelican Island Preservation Society, Inc. is an environmental education organization with the following goals:
• To heighten awareness of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and the more than 500 wildlife refuges under the US Fish and Wildlife Refuge System
• To present six public environmental educational meetings per year
• To promote national recognition for the natural heritage of the Indian River County, Florida area
• To produce the annual Pelican Island Wildlife Festival celebrating the anniversary of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge