The city of Carlsbad will be undertaking some projects at this preserve in the next year including:
- removal of palm trees along the northern part of the preserve.
- restoring, with native plants, the area where these trees currently are.
- adding a portable bathroom near the Calavera dam.
To see our comments on July 12, 2016 to the city council. The presenter is about 7 minutes into the public comment period: http://carlsbadca.swagit.com/play/07122016-1386/#25
October 29, 2013 CBS News 8 story on this area: Carlsbad’s Hidden Gem: Lake Calavera
New signage at the preserve: 4 new signs are now posted on the preserve. The one closest to the dam access on wildlife was sponsored by Preserve Calavera. Others include one on native plants, the volcano and the Agua Hedionda watershed. See all of them below:
NATIVE PLANT HIKE PHOTOS (April 20, 2013):