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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.

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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

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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

When I moved to Wisconsin in 1975, I fell head-over-heels in love with its lush green pastures, rolling hills and woods. Maybe it reminded me of the Western Pennsylvania landscape where I grew up. Aldo Leopold died the year I was born,...
Written by Ryan Curtis, Malheur NWR Fuels Technician/Photo by Kay Steele In March 2021, Malheur Refuge staff conducted a prescribed burn at the Refuge's 746-acre YoYo Pond Unit. The intent was to reduce decadent areas of vegetation...