Trail Interns for Cove/Bayshore Trails Needed!!

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Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation

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Lagoon Discovery Center

We are looking for a new Trail Captain for the Bayshore & Cove Trails here at Agua Hedionda Lagoon!!

Trail Captains are the lead intern to oversee trail maintenance. They will have the responsibility of performing basic maintenance on a regular basis on a trail. Duties include a biweekly trail inspection of an assigned trail and completion of trail inspection form. Basic maintenance includes vegetation trimming and clearing encroaching vegetation, removal of debris and obstacles from the trail corridor, and picking up trash. If wanted, trail captains can take on more responsibility and assist in invasive species removal and small construction projects. A trail captain may also request and help plan maintenance events with additional volunteers. All work should be performed in a manner to protect the environment, natural resources, and the recreational experience of walkers. It is important to maintain good relationships with California Department of Fish and Game, the City of Carlsbad, and especially private landowners over whose land the trails pass. The most important thing is your own personal safety. If any task seems dangerous please report the problem to the foundation and it will be handled accordingly. Trail Captains work on their own pace and schedule and can request volunteer assistance through the foundation.

If you are interested in helping to preserve the local environment and giving back to the community please reach out to Lauren Rabak at 760-804-1969 or at

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About Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation


1580 Cannon Road, Carlsbad, CA 92008, US

Mission Statement

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation (AHLF) was established as a non-profit corporation in 1990 to conserve, restore and enhance the environmental features of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon, marsh, wetlands, and watershed areas.

The AHLF operates the lovely Lagoon Discovery Center at 1580 Cannon Road in Carlsbad, where they hold numerous nature related lectures and festivals every year. The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation also has an award-winning Environmental Stewardship School Program designed for 3rd grades.


The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation's objective is to:

-Advocate for the lagoon, promoting and assuring future lagoon vitality

-Promote balanced recreational and commercial uses of the lagoon and wetlands

-Provide strong support for public access, trails and recreational opportunities

-Develop and promote, through The Lagoon Discovery Center, educational programs to enhance community and visitor awareness and understanding of water resource and watershed-related environmental issues.


We'll work with your schedule.


Agua Hedionda Lagoon / Discovery Center1580 Cannon RoadCarlsbad, CA 92008



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Landscaping
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of at least 10 hours a month.

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