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Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve

Preserve name: Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve

Map of CDFW ecological reserves within Carlsbad

Preserve manager: California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Secondary preserve management entity: Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation

Informational website: City of Carlsbad trails information,

Preserve management plan: Draft Land Management Plan (CDFW 2003)

Major threats (top 3): Sedimentation, human trespass, and non-native species

Current/ongoing management activities: Lagoon dredging, treatment of exotic plants, maintenance of fencing and signage, predator management, and trash pick-up. Species specific surveys conducted  2004-2007 include: California least tern, western snowy plover, light-footed clapper rail, and Belding's savannah sparrow.

Contact Information

Warren Wong
CDFW
858-467-4249