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Bolsa Chica Land Trust members are invited to our Annual Board Meeting,
to take place on February 11, 2016 in the Bolsa Chica Board Room
at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa Huntington Beach, 7:00 PM
at which time our Directors will be re-elected.

Up for re-election are Board Members: Jennifer Thomas, Dan Kalmick,
Marinka Horack, Jim Anderson, Roberta Armstrong, Connie Boardman,
Jerry Chapman, Dave Hamilton, Mikel Hogan, Flossie Horgan,
Mike McMahan, Karen Merickel, Jayson Ruth, Marc Stirdivant
and Laurel Telfer.

Officers of BCLT will be elected at the November 2016 Board meeting.
For questions, or to nominate someone for the BCLT Board,
please contact our Executive Director, Kim Kolpin,
at (714) 846-1001 and
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2016 Calendar

Wings Over Bolsa

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Order yours today!

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about the birds

of Bolsa Chica

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have helped to restore the Mesa.


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We are working

to preserve the last

of the Bolsa Chica.

Bolsa Chica Land Trust

The Bolsa Chica Land Trust was formed in 1992 by a small group of Californians who believed that one of the last standing wetland ecosystems in Southern California was worth preserving for future generations. The Land Trust now includes more than 5000 members from throughout California and twenty other states.

Join our E-Mail list and stay up to date on current BCLT news.

Upcoming Events


20feb9:00 am- 12:00 pmStewards Work Day - 3rd SaturdayHelp us help the environment
21feb10:00 am- 12:00 pmFree Public Tour and Information table - 3rd SundaySouth Lot


6mar9:00 am- 12:00 pmStewards Work Day - 1st SundayHelp us help the environment
19mar9:00 am- 12:00 pmStewards Work Day - 3rd SaturdayHelp us help the environment
20mar10:00 am- 12:00 pmFree Public Tour and Information table - 3rd SundaySouth Lot

2016 Wings Over Bolsa Calendar Now Available


Bolsa Chica is precious, its open space is important for people and animals alike.  It took decades of intensive effort by many people to save it.  Please join us as we support saving another precious piece of open space – Banning Ranch.  The issues at Banning Ranch are almost identical to those at Bolsa Chica – Banning is one of the last remaining coastal open space habitat areas, home to endangered species, threatened plant communities, wetlands, vernal pools, grasslands, and significant archaeology.  BCLT supports the Banning Ranch Conservancy’s efforts for the complete preservation of the entire site.   We have lost far too much of our open space and wildlife habitat. Banning Ranch needs to be saved, not compromised.

Please sign their petition:

Banning Ranch might be heard in March at the Coastal Commission hearing.  As soon as the exact date and location have been announced we will post it here.

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Our Mission


The Land Trust is working to acquire and protect the last threatened 11 acres at Bolsa Chica to save a unique archaeological site and precious open space habitat.


The Land Trust’s Bolsa Chica Stewards have been working since 1996 on the Mesa habitat restoration project. Over 15,000 volunteers have helped heal our local environment.


Bolsa Chica needs constant and well planned care to keep its habitats functioning and healthy.  Saving it is just the start, caring for it is part of our commitment.


The Land Trust conducts educational programs to build awareness about the role of the Bolsa Chica wetlands system in the natural and urban environment, and tell the story of its rich history.

Our Vision


Bolsa Chica Land Trust (Main Office)
5200 Warner Avenue #108
Huntington Beach, California 92649