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Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was formed in 1999 and is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

We are committed to conserving, enhancing, and restoring fish and wildlife habitat and cultural history in the Harney Basin of southeast Oregon through the support of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge staff and programs.

IT'S FRIENDSGIVING SEASON!

Help us Conserve*Restore*Inspire in 2022

We have many plans for the coming year and are inviting you to help support them by contributing to our End of Year Fundraising goal of $20,000! 

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SEASONS OF WILDLIFE

Learn about what you can expect to see and when you can expect to see it.

Upcoming Events

Come hang out with us!

REFUGE PLACES OF INTEREST

Learn about interesting areas and locations to visit at the Refuge.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Directions, lodging, must-see stops. Get all the details you need to plan your visit.

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Learn about FOMR projects and volunteer opportunities.

BROWSE OUR eBIRD LISTS

Click the link below to browse current Malheur Refuge sightings on eBird.

OUR LATEST NEWS

By Suzan Wells, Friends Volunteer October 2021 On my last day living at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, there was not a sunrise nor a sunset that had any color or even much light.  The clouds and rain had set in.  So, on thi...
By Teresa Wicks, Portland Audubon's Eastern Oregon Field Coordinator In the 1950s wildlife biologists first explored the idea of using acoustic signals to track wildlife, though it wasn’t until the 1960s that radio transmitters we...
Written by Beth Boos, LSU Graduate Student/ Photos by Beth Boos Hello again, everyone! For the last eight months I have been studying emergent vegetation on Malheur Lake, and it has been an exciting and challenging road. It’s hard...