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    Vamos ir a la Observacion de Aves!

    Celebrate Latino Conservation Week with us July 23, 2016 at the new Bayside Birding & Walking trail! Family-friendly!

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    Bayside Birding & Walking Trail

    There's a brand-new trail at the refuge! Come see it for yourself.

    New Bayside Birding & Walking Trail Provides Enhanced Access to San Diego Bay NWR

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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

On the Sweetwater Marsh Unit

Visit the Living Coast Discovery Center

Bat ray exhibit at the Chula Vista Nature Center

The Living Coast Discovery Center is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization, and runs in partnership with the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Visitors can enjoy environmental education programs and view live animals.

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About the Complex

San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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The San Diego NWR Complex manages diverse wildlife and their habitats on four Refuges: Tijuana Slough NWR, San Diego Bay NWR, San Diego NWR, and Seal Beach NWR.

San Diego Bay is managed as part of the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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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 — Elegant tern chicks on June 28, 2015 by Robert Patton
Last Updated: Jul 06, 2016
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