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 Event

Photo Contest! Photo Contest! It is already August and your entries are due by Saturday, August 25th. We are really looking forward the checking out the great photos you took this year!


  •  The rules and regulations for the 2018 Photo Contest are here!! Check out the Photo Contest page for more information. Hope to see your entries soon.

Photo of the Month

It could be yours on the Front Page of our website! 

2018 Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Photo Contest