Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Don Edwards San Francisco Bay NWR
PO Box 524
Newark, CA 94560

Phone:510-792-0222
Web: www.fws.gov/pacific/refuges/field/CA_Ellicott_slough.htm
Established: 1975.
Location:4 miles west of Watsonville, California, alongside Monterey Bay.
Special Features:The threatened California red-legged frog has been documented on the refuge in the past and is presumed to still exist.
Habitats: 139 acres of coastal uplands.
Access: Closed to the public.
Wild life: Santa Cruz long-toed salamander and California tiger salamander.

See other parks in California.
References in periodicals archive ?
Establishment of Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge complimented and extended the benefits of the State's permanent conservation area by protecting some of the surrounding oak woodland, grassland, and chaparral habitats where the salamander spends the majority of its life.
Since it was established, Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) has grown to include over 315 acres (127 hectares) and directly supports two of the 24 known breeding locations of the salamander.
The partnership between government agencies, non-profit organizations and local, concerned biologists and citizens has been instrumental in the progress that has been made towards recovery," says Diane Kodama, manager of the Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge.