Now Recruiting: YCC Crew Leader 2017
Applications due April 15. For more info on how to apply, click here:
YCC Leader Recruitment Flyer 2017
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
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
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
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
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
The Light-footed Ridgway's Rail only lives in wetlands along the coast of southern CA and northern Baja CA, Mexico. They are very secretive birds within the thick marsh, and exhibit a loud call of "Kek-kek-kek." They were listed as Federally Endangered in 1970 due to habitat loss and degradation.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2017