The National Wildlife Refuge System's Law Enforcement Division is responsible for physical security and emergency management on FWS lands. Refuge law enforcement officers have federal jurisdiction to enforce federal conservation laws throughout the United States. Officers deal with a wide variety of crimes, including but not limited to:
Law enforcement officers on the San Diego Refuges work to minimize
unauthorized urban and human-caused impacts to wildlife. Refuge officers work in partnership with other state,
local, and regional agencies to help the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge
Complex achieve its mission and its goals.
If you are interested in applying for Refuge Law Enforcement position, please visit: www.USAJobs.gov
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Belding's savannah sparrow is a State and Federally protected bird. It is a rare subspecies of the Savannah sparrow, however it is common on the marshes of San Diego Bay, and the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge. It is distinguished from the Savannah sparrow by having heavier and darker streaking, and a smaller beak profile.