Since 1971

Coming Programs and Events

Birding – Fall 2020

Sept. 12 - Sept. 18 - Join Harry Fuller for a full day in the Steens where we will go to the peak at just under 10,000 feet elevation.

Geology 2020

September 23-29, 2020 Ever wonder how the landscape of Harney County came to be?

Manager’s Post

COVID UPDATE:  June 5, 2020
MFS is open!  We hope to update the website soon, until then, please note that lodging prices will be changing due to social distancing and no sharing of stranger space.  Trailers will be priced the same at $70, $80, $90 per night double occupancy.  Owl E and W as well as Pelican will be renting for $100 (no shared stranger space)  The new houses we have available  (West and Middle House)  will be renting for $120, all double occupancy as well.
Other than your lodging, all buildings will be closed.  Malcolm hall will be open by appointment only, wearing a mask and sanitizing when entering.
When visiting, please remember to bring your drinking water!  If you have never been here before, please read our WHAT TO EXPECT link located under the Reservation Tab.
We ask for your patience as we navigate through this strange and difficult time.  If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email or call!
Thank you! Rose


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We are located at 34848 Sodhouse Lane, Princeton, OR about 30 Miles SE of Burns.

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Our phone number is 541-493-2629. Normal office hours are 8 to 5. If we are out working in the field station please leave a message.

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