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
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.
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
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
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 Clapper 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: Apr 22, 2015