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  • Tundra swan pair in flight by K Lindsay (small)

    Swan Day is March 14th!

    Join us March 14th to celebrate the Tundra Swan Day. Activities from 10am to 3pm at the Visitor Center. Guided tours!

    Swan Day Flyer

  • Youth Conservation Corps banding geese from an airboat

    Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew

    Bear River Refuge to hire 6 youth for summer conservation jobs. Applications due April 15th.

    YCC Flyer and Application

  • Jr Duck Stamp Winner 2014  by Zhiwen Xu

    Junior Duck Stamp Contest

    Calling All Young Wildlife Artists,the Junior Duck Stamp contest is now open! Deadline March 15th 2015

    Learn more!

  • Prairie Falcon Release: By K. Strommen

    Prairie Falcon Release

    On 1/13 we found a small male Prairie Falcon at the Refuge. The great folks at WRCNU fixed him up and on 2/5 he was released into the wild.

    View the Release

  • Kathi Stopher speaks to crowd 2

    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

Partner Projects

Update: Tracking American Avocets

American avocets in gentle breeding danceFebruary 10, 2015

Our biologist travels to Mexico to help band more Avocets! We are working with Weber State University to track the migratory movements of American Avocets.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2015
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