Welcome to Friends of the Bear River Refuge website. We encourage you to visit often to see the latest news and activities.

Our Mission

This group is devoted to the promotion, appreciation, and conservation of the wildlife, birds, and habitat of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. Officially established as a not-for-profit charitable organization in 1998, we are partners with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


Upcoming Events

Check out all the wonderful activities we have been and will be involved with on the “Friends Newsletter” page. Just click the link above.

Best of Show

Our congratulations go to Jesse Zollinger for taking “Best of Show” in the 2018 Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Photo Contest with his photo “Feeding Hummingbird.” This is the first time a “Youth” entry has taken best of show and we are all very excited about it!