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  • Bald Eagle close up, by Jana Cisar

    Eagle Day February 11th

    On Saturday, Feb. 11, 11am-3pm, the Bear River Refuge will host family-friendly activities to celebrate an American icon—the Bald Eagle.

    Eagle Day Flyer

  • Utah Junior Duck Stamp BOS Brad Gray

    Calling all Youth Artists!

    We are now accepting entries for the 2017 Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Contest deadline March 15th.

    Learn more about the Junior Duck Stamp

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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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    Hunting Information

    All hunting on the Refuge is closed. Thank you for another safe and successful season.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event Days

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

Upcoming Event Days 2017

Bear River Family News

The Refuge loses a dear Friend

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On January 12th the Refuge lost one of our long-time volunteers and a member of our Friends board. Lee Shirley will be deeply missed by his refuge family. Our condolences go out to his family. Soar with the eagles and swim with the fish Lee.


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: Jan 19, 2017
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