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  • YCC Job opening now! Closing April 30

    You can be a leader of the summer Youth Conservation Corps program, and get paid for it!

    YCC leader flyer

  • 2015 IMBD theme

    Celebrate Migratory Bird Day 2015

    On May 9, come to the Visitor Center from 8am-2pm to learn about the different habitats of birds, and how to restore them.

    More information

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    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

  • Estuary Explorers environmental education program

    Discovery Lab - April 15, 2015

    We invite the community to a series of four open houses this spring to excite and engage the minds of your entire family. FREE! From 5-7pm

    Discovery Labs info page

  • birders north mccoy trail

    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

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015
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