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.