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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.

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

Written by Robert Steelquist/Photo by Robert Steelquist It is too dark for pictures. The western light has simply faded without a hint of color in a progression of grays fading to black. Twilight, he so-called “blue hour,” is a...
Written by James Pearson, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Fish Biologist/Aerial photo of Malheur Lake by Peter Pearsall My name is James Pearson and I am the new Fish Biologist at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR). I was...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Annual Carp Derby

Fishing fun for the whole family! This free annual event is an opportunity for visitors to participate in a good-natured fishing competition at the Refuge, as well as learn more about common carp and the management issues they pose to Malheur Refuge.

Lunch will be provided and prizes awarded!

Location: Malheur Refuge Headquarters