Eagle Day February 14th
On Saturday, Feb. 14, 10am-3pm, the Bear River Refuge will host family-friendly activities to celebrate an American icon—the Bald Eagle.
Eagle Day Flyer
Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Calling All Young Wildlife Artists,the Junior Duck Stamp contest is now open! Deadline March 15th 2015
Kathi Stopher Wins National Award!
Congratulations to our own Visitor Services Manager, Kathi Stopher, recipient of the 2014 National Sense of Wonder Award!
Full story here
Volunteer Vignette: Gil and Alana
Refuge volunteer Gil Paquet also volunteers his time and home to train future service dogs. Amazing! Learn more.
A quick link to the Refuge's Hunting page. Wetland units are 95% ice covered as of 1-7.
We are working with Weber State University to track the migratory movements of American Avocets. Full Website
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
Important Things to Know
Fun, educational and free! Join us for one or all of our events. Sponsored by The Friends of Bear River Refuge.See all the Events
Refuge water and road conditions can change frequently due to weather and management. Check conditions before you visit with the link below.Road & Water Conditions
Want to know what birds are being seen on the Refuge? Click the link below for the most recent eBird sightings and Refuge surveys.Bird Sightings
Bear River has several priority bird species dependent on the wetland habitats of the Refuge and the Great Salt Lake such as Cinnamon teal, White-faced ibis and Franklin's gulls.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015