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    Hunting Information

    Waterfowl Hunting season begins Oct 1st. Check here for updates.


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    Kathi Stopher Wins Award!

    Congratulations to our own Visitor Services Manager, Kathi Stopher, WAFWA's Federal Conservation Partner of the Year Award.

    Full story here

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    New Unit of Refuge System!

    Utah Family Land Donation Establishes Bear River Watershed Conservation Area, a new unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

    Press Release

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    Junior Ranger Fun

    Summer is a great time to explore using our Junior Ranger backpacks. Ask at the Front Desk

    Just For Kids

Other Wildlife

Tiny Butterflies

Western Pygmy blue butterfly

Visit now to see Western Pygmy Blue Butterflies. These butterflies are smaller than a dime and are the smallest butterfly in North America. Look for them on flowers on the refuge. They occur in alkaline habitats such as deserts and salt marshes and are abundant on the walking trail at the Wildlife Education Center.

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Animal Migrations

Pelicans on the Move

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

Migration Map

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: Sep 21, 2016
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