National Public Lands Day 2014
Seal Beach NWR and friends will host National
Public Lands Day with a "plant native vegetation" event. Call to sign up!
National Public Lands Day at Seal Beach NWR
Next Refuge tour is Sept 27, 2014
Make sure you sign up with us by September 24th!
Monthly Tour Info...
Refuge photo gallery
The diverse habitats on the Refuge supports an amazing array of species. See just a few select photos here...
Seal Beach Wildlife
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
The smallest of the North American terns, they are migratory seabirds that breed primarily along the California coast. Their swallow-like flight gave them their earlier common name, Sea Sparrows. They were listed as Federally Endangered in 1970 mainly due to habitat loss.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2014