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  • Dan Nelson's NEXT GENERATION, Fan Favorite photo of Western Grebes

    Summer Season

    Summer is here and so are the birds! Shorebirds, grebes, swallows and many more.

  • Ron Welker Monarch Ladybug on Sunflower

    2016 Photo Contest

    Time to starting taking photos for our 2016 Photography Contest. 2015 Best of Show by Ron Welker, “Monarch & Ladybug on Sunflower”

    Learn more here

  • Utah Junior Duck Stamp BOS Brad Gray

    2016 Utah Junior Duck Stamp Winner

    The 2016 Utah Best of Show goes to Brad Gray, age 17, with a pair of Canada geese titled, "Holiday Honkers". Thank you to all the artists!

    Learn more about the Junior Duck Stamp

  • Two photos of Bob Ebeling, 2012 Refuge Volunteer of the Year (small)

    The Refuge loses a dear Friend

    We have lost a great friend with Bob Ebeling's passing. More than 27 years of volunteering, Bob helped restore the Refuge to greatness.

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    Calling all Volunteers

    Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is looking for YOU!


Animal Migrations

Pelicans on the Move

American while pelican- web

Last year we partnered with UT DWR to tag American white pelicans with solar-powered GPS transmitters. Follow their spring migration.

Migration Map

Changes to Wildlife Education Center Hours

New Wildlife Education Center Hours

Next Generation by Dan Nelson (Thumbnail)

Due to a current staffing shortage, the Wildlife Education Center will be reducing its hours starting January 5th.

Wildlife Education Center Closure

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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Important Things to Know

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: May 25, 2016
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