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  • Kathi Stopher accepts SOW award

    Kathi Stopher Wins National Award!

    Congratulations to our own Visitor Services Manager, Kathi Stopher, recipient of the 2014 National Sense of Wonder Award!

    Full story here

  • Volunteer Gil and Service dog-in-training Alana

    Volunteer Vignette: Gil and Alana

    Refuge volunteer Gil Paquet also volunteers his time and home to train future service dogs. Amazing! Learn more.

    Volunteer Vignettes

  • 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. Wetland units are starting to ice over.


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 18, 2014
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