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 (YCC) Crew
Bear River Refuge to hire 6 youth for summer conservation jobs. Applications due April 15th.
YCC Flyer and Application
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.
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
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 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: Apr 06, 2015