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.

See other parks in Oregon.
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Under the RFR program, the Burns Interagency Fire Zone has conducted seven trainings in Harney County this year alone, and, in conjunction with the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, distributed over 150 radios, personal protective gear, and various other equipment.
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Seven defendants, among them brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy, were recently tried in federal court for conspiracy, and for possessing firearms with the intent to commit crimes, in connection with their occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon earlier this year.
A 41-day standoff with police, which began in January, ended with one death.Group leader Ammon Bundy, his brother Ryan and five others were cleared on Thursday of conspiring to prevent federal workers from their jobs when they staged an armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
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