Preserve name: Buena Vista Lagoon Ecological Reserve
Map of CDFW ecological reserves within Carlsbad
Preserve manager: California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Secondary preserve management entities: Buena Vista Lagoon Foundation, Buena Vista Audubon
Preserve management plan: None at this time.
Major threats (top 3): Sedimentation, non-native species, and human trespass
Current/ongoing management activities: Treatment of exotic plants, maintenance of fencing and signage and trash pick-up. Species specific surveys conducted 2004-2007 include: Belding's savannah sparrow and light-footed clapper rail.
In July 2012, a press release announced that San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) agreed to take the lead on the lagoon restoration plan. More information is available on the KeepSanDiegoMoving website,