About Don Edwards
The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is the first urban National Wildlife Refuge on the Pacific Coast and the first to have a Junior Refuge Ranger program.
The refuge spans two locations in the Bay Area, each with its own distinct features and Junior Wildlife Ranger activity booklets. In total, refuge spans 30,000 acres of salt marsh, upland, and salt pond habitat.
Don Edwards: Endangered Species
The Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse
This tiny mouse is the size of your thumb! The Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse eats pickleweed, a green or red plant of the salt marsh.
The California Ridgway's Rail
The California Ridgway’s Rail has a special salt gland so it can drink saltwater.