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    Turkey Days Open House

    The Visitor Center will be open November 27th & 28th. Turkey-themed family fun! Crafts, games and movies both days.

    Turkey Day 2015 Flyer

  • Hunting partners (man and dog) in airboat

    Hunting Information

    Hunting Season is in full swing at the Refuge. We hope you have a fun, safe, and informative season.


  • Barn owl (photo: Brian Ferguson)

    Upcoming Event Days

    Mark your calendars! Our annul Saturday Refuge Event Days are coming!

    Upcoming Event Days 2016

  • Pelican and Ibis Release Aug. 2015

    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

  • Grebes rushing Mia McPherson Bear River

    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

Environmental Education is in Session

On the trail, learning about deer antlers

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

Volunteering for Wildlife

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We are seeking committed volunteers to help with our education programs. Call our Education Center for more information

Volunteer Flyer

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.

Learn more about the NWRS  

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Important Things to Know

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2015
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