Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge Complex Brochure

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Six owls peer out of their burrow with intense yellow eyes.

The brochure that is available in our visitor center gives a good overview of what there is to see and do at Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge. The brochure is also available as a PDF document. 

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Seven small owls with yellow eyes peek out of their burrow to look at the camera.
Located in Southern California, Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge is on the border of the Sonoran Desert ecosystem and a massive commercial agriculture operation that is the Imperial Valley. At an elevation of 227 feet below sea level, the refuge sees some of the hottest temperatures...
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In passing the Endangered Species act, Congress recognized that threatened and endangered plants and wildlife have educational, scientific, historical, and aesthetic values and should thus be preserved as part of the nation's natural heritage. As a result of this legislation, the Coachella Valley...
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages an unparalleled network of public lands and waters called the National Wildlife Refuge System. With more than 570 refuges spanning the country, this system protects iconic species and provides some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities on Earth.