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 (YCC) Crew
Bear River Refuge to hire 6 youth for summer conservation jobs. Applications due April 15th.
YCC Flyer and Application
Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Calling All Young Wildlife Artists,the Junior Duck Stamp contest is now open! Deadline March 15th 2015
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 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 ProjectsFebruary 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. 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: Feb 26, 2015