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A Refuge for Birds and People

Bear River Refuge is an wetland oasis in a desert for wildlife and wild oasis for people.

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Refuge Hunting and Fishing News

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge proposes to expand hunting on over 13,000 new acres. These areas would be open to waterfowl and pheasant hunting in wetland and upland habitat. We are seeking public comments on this proposal from June 8 to July 8.

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Refuge Habitat Management News

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge will soon begin a public habitat management planning process that will help shape future management of the Refuge. For more information about this process and our habitat management efforts at the Refuge, click below.

Refuge Habitat Management News

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 2018 Amateur Photo Contest

The 2018 Amateur Photo Contest is open! Click the link to see the official rules and deadline.

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 2018 Amateur Photo Contest

America's Gateway to Nature - Our Place of Refuge

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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 Tuesday to Friday and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays and our Auto Tour Loop is open every day from sunrise to sunset.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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