The western snowy plover is a tiny shorebird with a grey back and dark patches on either side of the neck, behind the eyes and on the forehead.
Public Recreation and Shorebird Conservation at Surf Beach in California
August 05, 2020
Working together, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California Coastal Commission and the community of Lompoc have amended a beach closure policy to provide increased beach access to Surf Beach. The beach is home to western snowy plovers, protected as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Now, the public can enjoy the beach while sharing the shores with the plovers.
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