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Coming to the Crane’s Nest Nature Store

The Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is eager for the Spring to spring and are cautiously preparing for the possibility of reopening the Crane’s Nest Nature Store. When the store does open we will have a special treat for our visitors. In April 2006 Linda Whiting opened Designs By Linda Art Studio & Gift … Continue reading Coming to the Crane’s Nest Nature Store

Restoring the Cellar at Sodhouse Ranch

Written by Peter Pearsall/Photo by USFWS Located along the south shore of Malheur Lake on the Refuge, Sodhouse Ranch is the northern terminus of what had been one of the largest cattle ranches in the U.S. during the late 1800’s: the French-Glenn Livestock Company, owned by Dr. Hugh Glenn of California and managed by John … Continue reading Restoring the Cellar at Sodhouse Ranch

Keep Your Feeders Clean!

Written by Peter Pearsall/Photo of Townsend’s warbler on suet feeder by Dan Streiffert As the pandemic forces us to spend more time inside our homes, backyard birdwatching is becoming increasingly popular. By many measures, birdwatching itself hasn’t enjoyed this sort of widespread interest in decades. Backyard bird feeders are a source of joy to many … Continue reading Keep Your Feeders Clean!


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