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  • Bald Eagle close up, by Jana Cisar

    Eagle Day February 13th

    On Saturday, Feb. 13, 10am-3pm, the Bear River Refuge will host family-friendly activities to celebrate an American icon—the Bald Eagle.

    Eagle Day Flyer

  • Brad Gray JDS Best of Show 2015

    Calling Young Wildlife Artists

    The Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition is now open. Students in grades K-12 draw your best waterfowl and submit it before March 16th.

    Learn more about the Junior Duck Stamp

  • Black-necked stilt and mirrored image

    Upcoming Event Days

    Mark your calendars! Our annual Saturday Refuge Event Days are coming!

    Upcoming Event Days 2016

  • Ron Welker Monarch Ladybug on Sunflower

    2015 Photo Contest Entries

    We received many great entries this year. Including Best of Show by Ron Welker, “Monarch & Ladybug on Sunflower” View them all on Flickr

    2015 Photos!

  • Volunteer reading cropped

    Calling all Volunteers

    Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is looking for YOU!


Changes to Wildlife Education Center Hours

New Wildlife Education Center Hours

Attention Sign

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

Wildlife Education Center Closure


Around the Refuge

Mixed Pic of Birds (small)

Check out some photos from around the Refuge in this collection on Flickr!

Around the Refuge

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  

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Important Things to Know

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 04, 2016
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