15th annual Love Your Wetlands Day event in Mission Bay on Sat. Feb. 1st


Join the UC Natural Reserve System and the San Diego Audubon Society for the 15th annual Love Your Wetlands Day event in Mission Bay!

About this Event

This is a once-a-year opportunity to explore the normally off-limits Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve in Mission Bay, while also learning about the importance of coastal wetlands, the threats that they are facing, and how local communities are working to restore and protect them.

Activities are family friendly and include guided walking tours, water-testing, live animal presentations, booths from environmental organizations and native planting.

See below for a detailed timeline of events (please note that this will be updated periodicially if activity timing changes):

Kendall-Frost location (2055 Pacific Beach Drive)

  • Bird Watching: 10:00 am – 3:15 pm
  • Children's area - arts and crafts and guided activities: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Native planting: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Guided Marsh Walks (12 years and up):
    • 10:30 am - 11:45 am
    • 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
    • 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
    • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
    • 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Family marsh walks (5 years old and up):
    • 10:45 am – 11:30 am
    • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
    • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
    • 3:00 - 3:45 pm
  • Welcome and introduction by elected officials: 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Live animal presentation by Raptor Institute: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Thank you and wrap up: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Crown Point location (3750 Corona Oriente Road)

  • Wetland fish - touch tanks:10:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Kayak clean up: 12:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Guided Marsh Walks (12 years and up):
    • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
    • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
    • 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
    • 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Rose Creek location (2622 North Mission Bay Drive)

  • Guided Walks along Rose Creek (all ages):
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Bring rain boots for the guided tour, and be prepared for some muddy fun!

Date And Time

Sat, February 1, 2020

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST

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Location

Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh Reserve

2055 Pacific Beach Drive

San Diego, CA 92109

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