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  • Ron Welker Monarch Ladybug on Sunflower

    2016 Photo Contest

    Time to starting taking photos for our 2016 Photography Contest. 2015 Best of Show by Ron Welker, “Monarch & Ladybug on Sunflower”

    Learn more here

  • Kathi Stopher speaks to crowd 2

    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

  • BRWCA easement photo, Brian Ferguson

    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

  • News Story Good 4 Utah

    On the Road with Good 4 Utah

    Good 4 Utah Road Tour came to our Refuge a couple weeks ago!

    Watch the story!

  • Youngsters using the Jr. Ranger Backpacks

    Junior Ranger Fun

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

    Just For Kids

Animal Migrations

Pelicans on the Move

American while pelican- web

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: Aug 25, 2016
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