Youth Conservation Corps students WANTED
We're hiring for a Youth Conservation Corps high school students for summer 2017. Apply by April 14th!
Click here for the job posting (PDF)
Migratory Bird Day - May 13, 2017
Learn about your local birds and how you can help them along their migration. Fun for the whole family, and FREE
Bird Day flyer
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
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: Apr 25, 2017