Learn how the Nature Collective is protecting San Diego nature.

As you review our reports, you get a snapshot of the current health of the lagoon ecosystem – and lands beyond.

Bird Counts

Did you know that threatened bird species call the San Elijo Lagoon home? Besides resident avian friends, the lagoon hosts birds passing through as they follow their migratory patterns.

Man wades in water to measure water quality

Water Monitoring

This vital practice helps us know how to best care for the lagoon’s plants and animals. Insights into the water quality let us choose the right adaptive management practices – and shape our programs to meet those environmental needs.