Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge

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Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Trees in the Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge
LocationKlamath County, Oregon, U.S.A.
Nearest cityKlamath Falls, Oregon
Coordinates42°03′00″N 121°54′04″W / 42.0498684°N 121.9011159°W / 42.0498684; -121.9011159[1]Coordinates: 42°03′00″N 121°54′04″W / 42.0498684°N 121.9011159°W / 42.0498684; -121.9011159[1]
Area4,200 acres (1,700 ha)[2]
Established1978 (1978)
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WebsiteBear Valley NWR

The Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in the southwestern part of Klamath County, Oregon, near the California border. It was established in 1978 to protect the nesting areas of bald eagles; the refuge is part of the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex and has an area of 4,200 acres (1,700 ha)[2] It is administered along with the other refuges in the complex from offices in Tulelake, California.

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  1. ^ "Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Annual Report of Lands as of September 30, 2009" (PDF). United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

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