The purpose of this guide is to provide current and historical resources regarding the Occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which began January 2nd, 2016 and ended with the surrender of the four remaining occupiers on February 11th, 2016.
Ammon and Ryan Bundy, along with five co-defendants, were brought to trial in the fall of 2016. All were acquitted of federal conspiracy and weapons charges on October 27th, 2016. A remaining second group of defendants will be brought to trial in 2017, also with federal conspiracy charges and additional misdemeanor charges.
Kimberly Pendell, Social Work and Social Sciences Librarian