Archive for May, 2012

May 2nd, 2012

Celebrate Endangered Species Day!

Celebrate Endangered Species Day!
May 18th is Endangered Species Day, however at the Tijuana Estuary we celebrate endangered species every day.  Five endangered and two threatened species of birds, and one endangered plant are sheltered with the Reserve’s boundary:
  • California Least Tern
  • Light-footed Clapper Rail
  • California Brown Pelican
  • Least Bell’s Vireo
  • Belding’s Savannah Sparrow
  • Western Snowy Plover
  • California Gnatcatcher
  • Salt Marsh Bird’s Beak
These species all depend on the protection of critical estuarine habitats for their survival.
To learn more about this national day click here

May 2nd, 2012

Saturday Speaker Series, May 19

Saturday Speaker Series
Wild Willow Farm: 
Opportunities and Education in Growing Food
Saturday, May 19th
10:00 – 11:00am
in the Tijuana Estuary Training Center
Guest speaker: Lisa Ordóñez, Wild Willow Farm and Education Center  
Come learn about Wild Willow Farm and Education Center, a unique, non-profit farm striving to educate and engage the community about sustainable farming. Located in the Tijuana River Valley, Wild Willow provides activities that invite all to participate – farming and education internships, school field trips, service-learning work trips, community potlucks, workshops and volunteering.


Free – Open to All – Bring a Friend!

May 2nd, 2012

International Migratory Bird Day, May 12

International Migratory Bird Day

Saturday, May 12th

8:30am – 2:00pm

at Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center


Connect Yourself to Birds through Art at this fun and FREE family event. Start off with a bird walk then get in touch with your creative side with artistic birding activities led by local artists.
View Schedule of the Day.

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