Malheur National Wildlife Refuge


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Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Address:36391 Sodhouse Ln
Princeton, OR 97721

Phone:541-493-2612
Web: www.fws.gov/malheur
Established: 1908 as the Lake Malheur Reservation; in 1935 it was renamed the Malheur Migratory Bird Refuge; it got its present name in 1940.
Location:Southeastern Oregon.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, trails, auto tour routes, historic features.
Activities:Canoeing, boating, horseback riding, fishing, hiking, bicycling, hunting.
Special Features:Refuge provides important habitat to more than 320 species of birds and 58 species of mammals.
Habitats: More than 187,000 acres of uplands, wetlands, riparian areas, and meadows.
Access: Open daily from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: Bald eagles, ravens, great horned owls, black-billed magpies, snow geese, trumpeter swans, and sandhill cranes.

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He also teaches photographic workshops and leads field courses to the area surrounding the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
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A three-day birding trip to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns will be led by retired Lane Community College professor Floyd Weitzel May 22-24.
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Weitzel will show slides and talk about the class, scheduled to begin March 30, two all-day field trips to the coast and Davis Lake in April and May respectively, and a three-day overnight trip in May to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Southeastern Oregon's high desert.
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Another monumental moment came in 2000, when he and his father were camping in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, a place that has become one of his favorites for birding.
All Opie has to do for the money is take down the "No Hunting" signs bordering 2,400 acres of land he owns near the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge southeast of Burns, and leave them down through 2014.