Photo Awards and NWR Week
Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week October 11th-17th. On Oct. 17th: Free activities 10-3, Photo Contest Awards at 1:00pm.
Refuge Week Flyer
Hunting Season is just around the corner. We hope to see you on the Refuge.
Around the Refuge
Check out some photos from around the Refuge in this collection on Flickr!
Around the Refuge
Pelican and Ibis Release August 28, 2015
The Wildlife Rehab Center of Northern Utah successfully released a pelican and ibis back into the wild at the Refuge.
Additional Photos from the Release
A Lens on Nature!
Four Ace Photographers and the Wildlife Refuges They Love. Bear River was featured thanks to local photographer Mia McPherson!
See the photos-read the article
Connecting Kids with Nature
Teaching season is almost here! Don't forget to book your program with our education staff by calling the Education Center
Volunteer and be a Wildlife Educator
We are seeking committed volunteers to help with our education programs. Call our Education Center for more information Volunteer Flyer
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
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
If you are one of the more than 2 million people that live along Utah’s Wasatch Front, come on over to your neighborhood Refuge. Our Wildlife Education Center is open Monday-Saturday and our Auto Tour Loop is open every day from sunrise to sunset.America's Gateway to Nature- short film
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: Oct 07, 2015