National Wildlife Refuge System


Refuge Update January/February 2016

A Look Back ... Historic Sod House Ranch

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Wetlands
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is known for its wetlands in the high desert of southeast Oregon. The Long Barn at the refuge’s 1880s-era Sod House Ranch celebrates the state’s ranching heritage. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners have restored nine buildings on the 140,000-acre cattle ranch, which was managed by cattle baron Peter French and is open to visitors from Aug. 15 to Oct. 15. (USFWS photos)
   House Ranch


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Last updated: January 4, 2016