Skip Navigation


  • Singing western chorus frog

    Call of the Wetlands

    Come experience the Call of the Wetlands. Free fun activities Saturday April 25th, 10-3. “Meet & greet” with live frogs & snakes 11 -12:30.

    Call of the Wetlands 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

  • Fire on Refuge

    Prescribed Burn on Invasive Phragmites

    We plan to conduct a prescribed burn between 4/6 & 4/30 on the wetland units near Perry, UT. Auto Loop & Visitor Center will be open.

    Press Release

  • Jr Duck Stamp Winner 2014  by Zhiwen Xu

    Junior Duck Stamp Contest

    Thank you to all who entered the 2015 Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest! Judging will be soon and winners announced on May 9th.

  • 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

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.

Full Website

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  

Follow NWRS Online


Important Things to Know

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 06, 2015
Return to main navigation