Preserve name: Carlsbad Highlands Ecological Reserve
Map of CDFW ecological reserves within Carlsbad
Preserve manager: California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Preserve management plan: None
Major threats (top 3): Unauthorized access including motorized vehicles, erosion, and non-native species
Current/ongoing management activities: Treatment of exotic plants, maintenance of fencing, trails, and signage, and trash pick-up. Species specific and general surveys conducted 2004-2007 include California gnatcatcher, grasshopper sparrow, thread-leaved brodiaea, and general avian survey.