Author: Janelle Wicks

FOMR News & Updates

A Word from Our President 9.1.2023

As you look through this month’s edition of the Musings, you’ll see that we have a busy fall season before us. Our small staff and essential cadre of volunteers have laid out a rich series of events that provide opportunities for you to get personally involved at our favorite wildlife refuge.

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Volunteer’s Reflection on IWJV Shorebird Survey

We set out along the Blitzen River, and soon we were in the vast expanse of the lake with birds EVERYWHERE!  The idea of “counting” seemed comical.  How do you count what must have been thousands of birds rising from the lake, circling, shifting?

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Visitor & Volunteer Blog Articles

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

I’m at Malheur volunteering for the Friends of Malheur Refuge in their Crane’s Nest Nature Center and Store.  Generally, I’m scheduled for three days a week, so I have time off to bird and explore.

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