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    Now Recruiting: YCC Crew Leader 2017

    Applications due April 15. For more info on how to apply, click here:

    YCC Leader Recruitment Flyer 2017

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    Migratory Bird Day - May 13, 2017

    Save the date for the annual Migratory Bird Day event! Fun for the whole family, and FREE

    Special Events at the Tijuana Estuary

  • Estuary Explorers environmental education program

    Junior Rangers - Thursdays at 3:30 PM

    The Tijuana Estuary offers free activities for students 7-12 years of age, every Thursday from 3:30-4:30pm. Rain or shine. FREE!

    Tijuana Estuary Calendar

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    Speaker Series: Saturday, April 15

    "The Secret Life of the Salt Marsh Bird’s Beak." Guest Speaker: Sally Trnka, Helix Environmental From 10-11:00 AM

    Event Info Flyer

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    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

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 — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2017
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