Summer is here and so are the birds! Shorebirds, grebes, swallows and many more.
2016 Photo Contest
Time to starting taking photos for our 2016 Photography Contest. 2015 Best of Show by Ron Welker, “Monarch & Ladybug on Sunflower”
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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
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.
Calling all Volunteers
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is looking for YOU!
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
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
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
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
If you are one of the more than 2 million people that live along Utah’s Wasatch Front, come on over to your neighborhood Refuge. Our Wildlife Education Center is open Monday-Saturday and our Auto Tour Loop is open every day from sunrise to sunset.America's Gateway to Nature- short film
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: May 25, 2016