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  • Barn owl (photo: Brian Ferguson)

    Owl Day! January 10th 2015

    Love Owls? Join us for owl day! Dissect owl pellets, owl crafts, displays & meet an owl from the Ogden Nature Center from 11 to 12:30!

    Owl Day Flyer 2014

  • Best of Show: Baby Grebe J Zaker

    2014 Photo Contest Winners

    We have announced our 7th Annual Photo Contest Winners! Best of Show: Baby Grebe, by J. Zaker


  • Hunting partners (man and dog) in airboat

    Hunting Information

    A quick link to the Refuge's Hunting page. Water conditions are good, with all units having open water. 12-1-2014


  • Fire on Refuge

    Prescribed Burn on Invasive Phragmites

    We are planning a prescribed burn this fall on the wetland units near Perry, Utah. Burn date to be determined based on weather conditions.

    Press Release

  • Volunteers Josee and Frank Kee with Project Leader Bob Barrett

    Volunteer positions are now available!

    Learn about birds and their habitats; get involved with wildlife conservation, & meet visitors. No experience necessary, training provided!

    Learn more on our Volunteer Page

Upcoming Events

Hark: Our Upcoming Events

Pied-billed grebe, a Refuge breeding species

Fun, educational and free! Join us for one or all of our events. Sponsored by The Friends of Bear River Refuge.

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Partner Projects

Tracking American Avocets

American avocets in gentle breeding dance

We are working with Weber State University to track the migratory movements of American Avocets.

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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.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2014
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