Wildlife & Habitat



  • Wildlife

    Pond turtle 150-118

    Habitats such as open water, hardstem-cattail marsh and forest uplands are all found near Upper Klamath Nation Wildlife Refuge. These habitats create large amount of diversity of species that can be found on the refuge. Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge is also home to 2 endangered species of fish and 1 endangered frog species.  

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  • Habitat

    Upper Klamath

    Upper Klamath Refuge comprises 15,000 acres, mostly freshwater hardstem-cattail marsh and open water, along with 30 acres of forested uplands. These habitats serve as excellent nesting and brood rearing areas for waterfowl and colonial nesting birds, including American white pelican and several heron species. Bald eagle and osprey nest nearby and can sometimes be seen fishing in refuge waters.