The 484-acre Fay Slough Wildlife Area is previously grazed land that has been restored to coastal and seasonal wetlands. Riparian woodlands occur along the eastern and southern edges of the area, and are dominated by red alder and willows. Many species of resident and migratory songbirds utilize this habitat, as well as egrets, herons and various raptors. There are also many species of reptiles and amphibians that occur is the area, including northern red-legged frogs, pacific chorus frogs, northwest salamanders, and newts.
For more information, call the Northern Region Eureka office at (707) 445-6493.