For more information about the reserve and non-profit groups for Bolsa Chica, check out these websites.

Draft EIR for the Bolsa Chica Lowlands

Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Bolsa Chica Land Trust

Bolsa Chica Wetlands Steering Committee

For more information on wetlands science and conservation check out these websites

California Department of Fish and Game; Wetlands Inventory and Conservation Unit

Southern California Wetlands Inventory

Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project

Society of Wetland Scientists

Wetland Science Institute

Wetland Mapping and Inventory; U.S.G.S. & U.S.F.W.S.

Digital Data

Source U.S.G.S., Seal Beach Quad

Digital Data for Southern California Wetlands

For more information email:

Digital data is available to the public through many web sources.

Check out these sites:

California Wetlands Information System

Wildlife and Habitat Data Analysis Branch:

Department of Fish and Game

National Wetlands Inventory: USFWS

National Wetlands Research Center: USGS

NOAA Coastal Services Center

The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is located in Huntington Beach, California. The reserve is open to the public and there is a wonderful trail which overlooks the wetlands, tidal mudflats and Tern Islands. Thousands of songbirds, hawks, shorebirds, herons, seabirds and ducks occupy the reserve year-round! The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve plays a crucial role in the region as a feeding, stop-over and breeding site for all types of migrating birds.

California Wetlands

Here are a few examples of digital data available on the web, for the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.

Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1993