Volunteers join workers from the Bolsa Chica Conservancy and California State Parks to replace invasive plants with native plants in the dunes at the north end of Bolsa Chica State Beach on Feb. 16, 2018. The effort is designed, in part, to help ensure native habitat across the street at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Photo courtesy of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy.
Conservationists and weekend volunteers have toiled in the Bolsa Chica Wetlands for years, weeding out invasive plants and replanting native vegetation that has been squeezed out by the invaders.
Those native plants are key to creating a habitat — with its attendant bird food of bugs and lizards — that has made the wetlands in Huntington Beach a thriving destination for more than 200 types of birds, including several endangered and threatened species.
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