Pescadero Watershed 2
Pescadero lagoon is an extremely complex ecosystem, with eight special status plant species, ten wildlife species and two stream corridors. There are three federal threatened species: the Central California Coast steelhead, the California red-legged frog, and the Western snowy plover. There are two federal endangered species: the tidewater goby and the San Francisco garter snake. In addition, the Western pond turtle is the only native turtle in California and it is listed as a Species of Concern by the California Department of Fish and Game.
Although coho salmon are not currently found in the Pescadero Creek watershed, the watershed, including the lagoon, is designated critical habitat for this species. Photo Credit: SarahSwenty/USFWS
April 18, 2014
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