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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Diantha Parker, A Mess Lett by Occupiers at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, N.
Nancy Langston, Opinion, The Surprising History of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, High Country News (Feb.
into a virtual military encampment this winter (with most of those troopers curiously unwilling to display shoulder patches or any other identifying insignia), the urban-based media did all their shrieking about the peaceful occupiers of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, who never hurt anyone.
One of the main points Ammon Bundy and the other protesters at Oregon's Malheur Wildlife Refuge were trying to make is that the ruthless ongoing campaign to push out of business the Hammonds and the other cattle-ranching families around that particular "refuge" (which is increasingly barren of wildlife since the federais fenced out the cattle--a familiar trend) is just the tip of the iceberg.
the superintendent of Oregon State Police, requested the bill to protect the identity of the state trooper who shot Finicum in late January during a roadside confrontation that ended with the arrest of several leaders of the Malheur wildlife refuge occupation.
The occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge has been a long and traumatic episode for the citizens of Harney County and the members of the Burns Paiute tribe," US Attorney Billy Williams said in the statement.
Were he alive today, we can wonder what Tom might have advised our recent visitors to the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.
Lance Jacobs: "The Malheur wildlife refuge was created 107 years ago by President Theodore Roosevelt.
The Malheur Wildlife Refuge is not only for wildlife, but for man's soul.
Members of the Cliven Bundy clan and their "militia" now occupy the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.
If there's any movement to be sparked, it should be a movement against the private appropriation of public property at gunpoint - including the Malheur wildlife refuge, created by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908 to preserve a patrimony shared by all Americans.