Latino Conservation Week Event July 18
Join us for family-friendly nature walks in both English and Spanish, coordinated in partnership with the Hispanic Access Foundation!
Latino Conservation Week: Camina y Conozca el Boca Río en el Estuario del Río Tijuana
Movie: Connecting Urban Communities
In February 2015 Scholars of the North American Nature Photography Association produced a film for the San Diego National Wildlife Refuges.
View movie on YouTube
"Real Live Reptiles" - August 19
Join us for the last Discovery Lab of 2015. USGS Biologists will bring their live and preserved specimens for us to learn from. From 5-7pm.
Discovery Labs info page
Weekend Nature Walks
Every Saturday and Saturday, there's something going on! Learn about wildlife on the refuge, guided by our knowledgeable docent staff.
Guided weekend walks on the refuge
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 Light-footed Ridgway's Rail only lives in wetlands along the coast of southern CA and northern Baja CA, Mexico. They are very secretive birds within the thick marsh, and exhibit a loud call of "Kek-kek-kek." They were listed as Federally Endangered in 1970 due to habitat loss and degradation.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 07, 2015