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

  • Photo Contest — Here are the photos that were entered in the Photo Contest this year. Due to a power outage at the Refuge, the awards ceremony will be now be held on 11 November. The winners will be announced then. In the meantime, enjoy the video.


Photo of the Month

Tag! You’re It!

Photo by Katie McVey