Plant Tours & BirdwatchingEgrets at the Wetlands


For years, hundreds of bird enthusiasts have flocked to the Wetlands at the Stockton Wastewater Treatment Tertiary Facility for birdwatching.

These wetlands assist in the effort to treat wastewater and attract birds and birdwatchers alike.

The Stockton Constructed Wetlands was featured as part of the 9th San Joaquin Birding Symposium and is quickly becoming a breeding site for local bird species. A recent baseline bird count by the Audubon Society recorded over 7,300 birds representing 55 species.

While the public is encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity, for security reasons birdwatching is by appointment only. Visits must be scheduled in advance.

Plant Tour

While the public is welcome to take a tour of the facilities, this is a secure facility. Please schedule your visit at least one week in advance. Call the Plant Tour & Bird watching number on the Contact Us page

When you arrive, please first sign-in at the Plant Administration Building. From there, you will escorted through the facility on an informative tour.



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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 8/25/2017